What is Reflexology?
Gentle and non invasive, reflexology is based on the theory that different points on the feet and lower leg correspond to different areas of the body. This also applies to reflexology working hands, face or ears.
Reflexology is deeply relaxing and can help tackle the effects of stress and encourage the body to heal.
Things that may benefit from reflexology
- Release of Tension
- Mood Improvement
- Perception of Health
Reflexologists support you as a whole person, although they will not diagnose or offers cures.
A Typical Session
You will be asked questions about your health and lifestyle. All this information is confidential.
You will then be asked to remove your socks and shoes and sit back in a recliner. The therapist will then their thumbs, fingers and hands to apply pressure to areas to be worked.
Afterwards, you may feel sleepy or very relaxed. You may also experience a mild headache or a need to go to the toilet.
Reflexology should never be used as an alternative to seeking medical advice. If you are in discomfort, experiencing pain anywhere in your body or if you are concerned about your health, you should always consult your GP or Medical Practitioner in the first instance.
Under 16's should always seek consent from their parent/guardian prior to any treatment.
If you are pregnant or trying to conceive, you may wish to consider seeing a specially trained reflexologist (conception and maternity reflexologist).
Reflexologist Lesley Reid is a member of the Association of Reflexologists and is qualified to provide the following:
Reflexology for Conception
Reflexology Lymph Drainage