The Benefits of Reflexology: Everything You Need to Know

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Reflexology is a holistic form of bodywork that helps to restore and maintain the health of your entire body. Reflexologists believe that there are reflex points in your feet, hands, or ears which correspond to every part of the body. By applying pressure on these points through massage, tapping, or brushing with a tool like an agate stone you can improve circulation and relieve tension throughout your whole system.

There are many benefits to reflexology from relieving stress and pain in different areas of the body all the way down to improving digestion. The next time you need some relaxation it might be worth giving this therapy a try!

What is reflexology massage?

Reflexology is an alternative therapy that uses pressure point massage on the feet, hands or ears to stimulate different parts of your body.

How does it work?

Reflexology massage works by stimulating nerve endings in your feet, hands or ears. This triggers a response from the brain which will make it feel like an area of your body is tingling and heeling.

Benefits of a reflexology massage

The benefits of a reflexology massage are wide-ranging. When a person receives this type of therapy, they can expect to feel benefits such as:

The release of pressure on the spine

Nerve stimulation to release tension in your body

The feeling of relaxation and stress relief, which can help you fall asleep more easily

Who can benefit from this type of treatment

Anyone can benefit from this type of treatment. However, there are specific groups that will see more benefits from a reflexology massage

Pregnant women can experience an improvement in chiropractic is so beneficial

Chiropractic care has many benefits that are not typically mentioned. One of these benefits would be a relief of pain from the pressure of being pregnant.

A reflexology massage can be used to make your pregnancy more comfortable and provide relief from back pain, as well as any other aches and pain

Why choose Reflexology Massage over other types of massages 

A reflexology massage is one of the most natural and healthy ways to relieve stress, pain, tension or any other physical discomfort

It is a great way to start feeling great and more like you. Compared to the likes of Swedish massage etc it doesn’t carry any risks.

How often should I have a massage?

The frequency with which you should have a reflexology massage will depend on how much your body needs it.

If you are feeling stressed or tired then once a month is great. Otherwise, we would recommend that you get a massage every few months.

However, if your body aches more regularly then it may be good to have one once a week if possible.

As you’ve seen in this blog post, reflexology massages can offer a wide range of benefits. Whether it be for your mental health or physical ailments, these treatments are worth looking into. You should also consider the impact that stress has on our bodies and how reflexology may help to relieve some of those symptoms. If you feel like trying out one of these sessions, call us today! We have experienced therapists who will work with you to find the best treatment to suit your needs and budget. What other types of massage therapy have helped reduce your body’s pain?