The therapist will first take details of the client’s medical history and lifestyle. The client will be asked to remove only their footwear and lie on a massage couch whilst the therapist works on their feet and ankles. Gentle pressure is applied to various points on the feet and, where there are corresponding physical problems, you may experience some slight discomfort and / or the therapist may feel some changes in that area of the foot.
Generally, most clients report that a reflexology treatment is very relaxing and soothing, and some may fall asleep. Each session will last about an hour.
Reflexology can be used to treat a wide range of health issues and disorders including digestive, skin and respiratory conditions, migraine, PMS and menopausal problems, chronic fatigue, stress, depression and anxiety.
A reflexology practitioner uses light pressure to massage each of the points in the toes, feet and ankles to release tension, remove energy blockages, disperse accumulations of calcium and uric acid, stimulate blood circulation and promote healing of both body and mind.