REFLEXOLOGY RELIEF

Reflexology with ARCB Certified Reflexologist Frances Murray

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FACTS ABOUT FOOT REFLEXOLOGY as per International Institute of Reflexology - Ingham Publishing, Inc.

What is Foot Reflexology?
Is Reflexology new?
What is the Original Ingham Method?
What does Reflexology do?
What special equipment is needed?
Can reflexology make a condition worse?
Where will my reflexology sessions take place?
What should I do during the Reflexology session?
How will I feel after the Reflexology session?
What are the benefits of Reflexology?

 

What is Foot Reflexology?

Reflexology is a science which deals with the principle that there are reflexes in the feet relative to each and every organ and all parts of the body. Stimulating these reflexes properly can help many health problems in a natural way, a type of preventative  maintenance. Reflexology is a serious advance in the health field and should not be confused with massage.

Is Reflexology new?

The idea behind Reflexology is not new - in fact, it was practiced as early as 2330 B.C. by the Egyptian culture. Reflexology as we know it today was first researched and developed by Eunice Ingham, the pioneer of this field. Her first book on the subject was published in 1938.

What is the Original Ingham Method?

It is the combined work of the late Eunice Ingham and her nephew Dwight C. Byers, director of the International Institute of Reflexology.

What does Reflexology do?

The Original Ingham Method of Reflexology is used primarily for relaxing tension. Doctors agree that over 75% of our health problems can be linked to nervous stress. Reflexology improves nerve and blood supply, and helps nature to normalize.

What special equipment is needed?

Only the hands are used, making it a safe, simple, yet effective method without the use of gadgets.

Can Reflexology make a condition worse?

No, it will not make any condition more acute. Foot Reflexology helps nature to normalize body functions. Foot Reflexology relaxes the stress that can affect your health. It is a safe effective way to Better Health.

Where will my reflexology sessions take place? 

Your reflexology and skincare sessions will take place in a warm, comfortable, quiet room. Soft music will be played to help you relax. You will lie on a table especially designed for your comfort.

What should I do during the Reflexology session?

Feel free to ask any questions you choose, make yourself comfortable and relax. Some clients talk throughout their sessions, others sleep. Both, of course, are acceptable.

How will I feel after the reflexology session?

Most people feel very relaxed. Some experience freedom from long-term aches and pains developed from tension or repetitive activity. After an initial period of feeling slowed down, people often experience increased energy, heightened awareness, and greater productivity which can last for days. Since toxins are released during  reflexology, it is recommended you drink plenty of water following your session.

What are the Benefits of Reflexology?

Reflexology can help release chronic muscular tension and pain, improve circulation and nerve supply, reduce mental and physical fatigue and stress, promote faster healing after an injury or surgery, improve posture, and reduce blood pressure. Reflexology is also known to promote better sleep, improve concentration, reduce anxiety and create an overall sense of well-being.

 

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