Hand Reflexology: Elysia Simone (Holistic Therapist)
Reflexology dates back to the Ancient Egyptians, India and China. In 1913 Dr Fitzgerald introduced this therapy into the West under the Phrase 'zone therapy'. In 1930 Eunice Ingham developed this zone therapy into the reflexology we know today. She found that tension or congestion in any part of the foot is mirrored in the corresponding part of the body. Using the reflexology technique of massage she found that What is acupressure? Using pressure points that are situated over the body and which correspond with the major organs, acupressure helps in restoring the body's imbalances.
As treatment progresses, the colours change. The next stage is stimulating the energy pathways by means of pads being placed on the arms, legs and hands to balance the organs and muscles, which results in a feeling of well-being.
The whole foot receives the same amount of pressure of this treatment? The whole foot is treated at the same time. It is a visual treatment so patients can see themselves where the imbalances are. Stimulates the body's healing ability on all levels. You receive acupressure.Children as well as the elderly can be treated
Reflexology can help to
Reflexology helps to restore and maintain the body's natural balance and it can help relieve the symptoms of
Vacuflex Reflexology is carried out by placing felt boots on the feet for 5 minutes to replace the conventional Reflexology. After 5 minutes the boots are taken off the feet and a map of colour on the feet tells the therapist where the imbalances are. Like Reflexology, this treatment helps the body to eliminate toxins, but in a more effective manner.
After the treatment, you may feel some obvious changes, though it is difficult to predict exactly how you will feel, as each individual responds differently. Some people enjoy an immediate sense of wellbeing and relaxation. However, because the treatment deals with elimination, other people experience certain side-effects. These can be discussed and explained.
Following the treatment, you will be asked to describe your reactions to it. This is to establish how your body is responding, so that appropriate advice can be given to you about your life-style and diet.