The benefits of Reflexology
What Is Reflexology
Reflexology therapy is a natural, holistic approach to relieving aches and pains.
This modality is an ancient healing practice that is based on the belief that there are reflex areas located on the feet and hands that correspond to individuals glands, organs and body parts.
Our Professional Reflexologists undergoes meticulous training to know all the points and what they relate to. For example, base of the little toe represents the ear, and the ball of the foot under the toes represents the lung. See attached charts.
This service primarily uses firm pressure of the practitioners thumbs and fingers to stimulate reflex areas. The application of pressure to certain pressure points on the feet brings about tension released from the body.
Therefore, by applying skillfully trained pressure on the foot reflex areas can help relieve chronic pain, tension, stress and helps bring the body back into harmony and balance.
Conversely, Traditional Thai Reflexology Therapy adds a wooden stick tool that is used in a set of learned sequences on the reflex areas of the hand or foot.
Thai foot massage is relaxing yet invigorating treatment of the feet that was greatly influenced by two of it’s closest neighbor’s China and India. Their Reflexology systems are 1000’s of years old.
In the beginning of discomfort many opt to take medication to help alleviate sore muscles, when so often the pain typically comes back with vengeance once the painkiller wears off.
With reflexology, the results are immediate and long-lasting, unlike toxin-filled medication.
The best part about Reflexology is that there is no known side effects!
improves flexibility and range of motion
As we get older without consciously working out and staying in constant flow of movement, joints tighten, muscles become weaker, and range of motion becomes limited.
With an inactive lifestyle muscle stimulation becomes reduced, further limiting natural stretching ability.
Reflexology therapy targets specific nerves which in turn, helps unblock stuck energy in the body.
This service can be used as a preventive to avoid injuries while performing everyday activities.
Stress reduction is obviously one of the most popular benefits of this amazing therapy. Reflexology is thought to be one of the easiest and long lasting ways to manage the harmful effects of stress.
To keep it short and simple, clients achieve lasting stress reduction from our Reflexologists at Be Well Holistic Massage Wellness Center, P.A. MM37830.
Reflexology removes tension caused by stress and will help you achieve calm, leave you feeling invigorated and balanced.
Moreover, it also known to promote mental balance by relaxing the nerves and releasing feel good hormones, creating a sense of overall well-being.
Firstly, it has been well documented that stimulating nerves in the feet increases heart function.
The heart pumps more efficiently thereby increasing oxygen rich blood supply to arteries and vital organs.
Secondly by increasing the rate of circulation improves oxygen supply to the kidneys and the brain.
Finally, improving the function of the renal and central nervous system, as well as other physical benefits.
improves the immune system
Reflexology helps detox the body, thereby promoting a healthier immune system.
It also helps to fight bacteria and infection by naturally enhancing the body’s ability to nourish important organs.
Stimulates nerve function
Traditionally, Chinese therapists stimulated nerves through acupuncture and Qi Gong practices for removal of stagnated chi.
Western civilization suggests the removal of toxins as the stimulating factor.
In short both are right. Nerves transmit impulses to the brain and relay responses to organs and stimulated reflex points encourages optimized nerve function responses.
In addition this treatment may be an especially useful add on for the care of neuropathy of the legs, feet and toes.
Reflexology effectively reduces pain. Medical experts recommends this therapy to help cope with both post-operative surgical rehabilitation and recovery of injuries.
Cancer patients find Reflexology sessions are profoundly helpful to treat chemotherapy induced nausea.
Females in labor or those who experience severe menstrual cramps also report reduced pain due to Reflexology treatments..
This therapy is very effective in treating patients with chronic back and neck pain.
How would you like some extra natural energy to help you enjoy your work and personal life?
A relaxed and stress-free individual is naturally more energetic and functions better. When one’s raises their energy, it makes it easier, as well as more fun to work and play harder.
This soothing therapy will enable you to experience a rejuvenated, refreshed, and invigorated spirit that can help promote a more active lifestyle.
If you would like to experience the benefits of Reflexology therapy for yourself, you can schedule with our Professional Licensed Massage Therapist’s at the link below.