Reflexology is a form of complementary’ medicine and involves a method of treatment using massage to reflex areas found in the feet. These reflex areas correspond to organs and systems of the body and that pressure applied to these areas affects the organs and benefits the person’s health.
The method safe and non-invasive and has been used for several thousands of years and is known to have been practised in a similar manner by the Chinese and the Egyptians.
According to Nicola Hall in her book ‘Reflexology for Women’ help may be given for ‘ a wide range of disorders including headaches, migraines, sinus congestion, stiffness in the neck and back, digestive problems, hormonal problems’. Most people who have experienced a reflexology session would agree that the method is a very relaxing therapy which may reduce tension and lead to an improved sense of well-being.