By: Amber Complementary Therapy  06/04/2014
Keywords: reflexology, alternative medicine, holistic therapy

Reflexology is a natural healing art and is the practice of applying precise hand and finger pressure to specific points on the feet to stimulate the body’s own healing system. These points are believed to correspond to specific organs and structures in the body. Reflexology is a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment. Since the feet and/or hands are the only areas being addressed, there is never any need for removal of clothing. Benefits: Increases and improves circulation, encouraging the cleansing of toxins Relaxation of tense muscles/ aids release of stress Increases ability to breathe deeply and increases body awareness Assists the body in achieving ideal balance (homeostasis) Relieves pain and activates the body’s self-healing Induces deep relaxation and help with insomnia. Stimulates more than 7,000 nerve endings in the feet.

Keywords: alternative medicine, holistic therapy, reflexology

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