Reflexology


Reflexology is the practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands utilizing specific thumb, finger and hand techniques.


What are the benefits of reflexology?
Research has shown the specific techniques of reflexology to be effective and beneficial in many ways. A survey of 170 reflexology studies from 21 countries shows that reflexology is effective, impacting a variety of physical and psychological concerns. Reflexology:

In general terms, the benefits of reflexology have to do with the reduction of stress. Because the feet and hands help set the tension level for the rest of the body, they are an easy way to interrupt the stress signal and reset homeostasis, the body's equilibrium.
Reflexology is a complement to standard medical care. It should not be construed as medical advice. It should not be a replacement to medical help. Please use it wisely. We care about your safety.






  • Creates relaxation: From the moment the reflexologistÕs hands start their work, the relaxation begins as shown in research using EEG brain activity. Altogether, 24 studies demonstrate reflexologyÕs relaxation effects.





  • Reduces pain: Pain reduction following reflexology work is documented in 27 studies including research showing an impact on individuals of all ages and health states




  • Ameliorates health concerns: Research shows that reflexology work helps individuals of all ages with some 78 health concerns ranging from aggressive behavior Êin children to urinary concerns of the elderly.





  • Improves blood flow: Separate studies show that reflexology work increases blood flow to the feet, brain, kidneys, and intestines.





  • Aids post-operative recovery: Reflexology work aids recovery after surgery as shown by several studies, reducing pain and lessening the use of postoperative analgesics.





  • Impact on physiological measures (e. g. blood pressure and cholesterol; measurements by ECG, EEG, and fMRI)





  • Enhances medical care: Reflexology helps where nothing else can for many: phantom limb pain sufferers, neuropathy patients, and hemodialysis patients to name a few.





  • Benefits mental health: Research demonstrates that reflexology can reduce depression (11 studies) and anxiety (9 studies).





  • Complements cancer care: Pain, nausea, vomiting, and/or anxiety eased for chemotherapy patients following reflexology work as shown by16 studies for 7 countries.





  • Eases pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum effects: Women who received reflexology experienced shorter labor times and used less analgesia. In addition, reflexology showed a positive impact on postpartum depression, anxiety, urination, and bowel movements.

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