Reflexology involves the application of gentle pressure to specific reflex points on the feet that are thought to correspond with organs and glands around the body. Reflexology may:
When a reflexologist stimulates the 7000 nerve endings in the feet, it can have a surprisingly relaxing effect. Today’s modern world places ever increasing demands on us, often resulting in stress. Whilst a little bit of stress can sometimes be a good thing, when we fail to manage it, stress may compromise our immune system and we may become susceptible to illness. Reflexology may help reduce stress by generating deep relaxation.
Therapists who are members of the Association of Reflexologists (AOR) have been trained to professional standards and are governed by a strict code of practice and ethics and are fully insured. The AOR is the largest reflexology association in UK with over 8,000 members. Full members use the letters MAR after their names and are listed on the Association website.