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Reflexology for Health & Well-Being

 

Reflexology for Health & Well-being clinical sessions are available for any of your health concerns. Individual treatment plans are devised following a health, diet and lifestyle consultation along with a foot health check.  We will discuss the reason you are seeking reflexology treatment, your goals for that session and for longer term.  More information on a typical treatment can be found here.  Reflexology has many benefits including reducing stress, boosting circulation, improving nerve and blood supply, relieving anixety/depression, alleviating insomnia, reducing pain.

 

Pain is a hugely debilitating problem for many people in the UK today. Physical effects of chronic pain (pain that is long term) includes muscle tension, limited mobility, low energy, loss of appetite.  Emotionally, pain may lead to depression, anxiety, stress, anger and fear. 

 

Health and Well-being reflexology
Headache pain

Pain may be constant, or it may stop and start frequently or infrequently.  It can be short lived or chronic, lasting months or even years.   

 

Common sources of pain include:

  • Headache

  • Low- back pain

  • Arthritis pain

  • Gastro-intestinal pain

  • Musculoskeletal pain

  • Neurogenic pain (pain resulting from damage to nerves)

  • Psychogenic pain (pain not attributable to past disease or injury, or to any visible sign of physical damage) 

People visit a reflexologist for many reasons - to help with general wellbeing and detoxing, as well as to help them with symptoms associated with various health concerns, for example:

  • Hormonal problems such as hypo/hyperthyroidism

  • Menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, muscular pain, night sweats, anxiety, poor sleep, mood swings, tiredness etc

  • Digestive concerns such as IBS, constipation, heartburn, reflux, liver problems

  • Musculoskeletal problems such as back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain

  • Immune system disorders such as Eczema, MS, Glandular Fever, Alopecia, ME, Polymyalgia

  • Migraines

  • Headaches

  • Anxiety

  • Stress

  • Depression

Reflexology can help improve symptoms associated with clinical health conditions and should work alongside any medical care you are receiving. 

Below are some simple self-reflexology techniques on your hand to help with Stress and Anxiety.

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