Reflexology stimulates the body into healing itself by improving circulation, reducing stress and pain and restoring balance.
Reflexology, also known as zone therapy, is an alternative medical practice involving the application of pressure to specific points on the feet and hands using thumb and finger massage techniques, similar to acupressure.
In recent years, this ancient Chinese therapy has surged in popularity as a holistic practice to relieve stress and anxiety.
The basis of Reflexology is that different areas – known as reflex points – correspond to other specific body parts, functions and systems. Applying pressure to specific reflex points can alleviate pain and stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system, which is the state in which our body can regenerate and heal.
Reflexology stimulates the body into healing itself by improving circulation, reducing stress and pain and restoring natural balance.
The benefits of Reflexology include reduced stress, anxiety and pain, and improvement in mood and general health.
Reflexology is also used to treat symptoms of the following: