Reflexology is an ancient and non-invasive therapy that compliments the stresses of our busy lives. It dates back to Ancient Egypt, India and China but was first brought to the 'West' as zone therapy in 1913 by Dr Fitzgerald. He learned reflex areas on the feet and hands were linked to other areas in the body within the same zone. His discoveries were developed further in the 1930's by Eunice Ingham into what is now known as Reflexology.
Using finger and thumb pressure moving over specific points of the feet, the body is encouraged to relax thereby promoting a sense of well-being. It promotes an improved blood circulation, nervous, endocrine and lymphatic system. In this way it assists the body's own natural healing energies and encourages the body to eliminate toxins and an accumulation of waste products thereby aiding a gentle return to a healthy natural balance.
Reflexology works on the feet to assist healing on the body as a whole not solely on the presenting symptoms of the individual.
Reflexologists do not claim to cure, diagnose or prescribe and should not be used as an alternative to seeking medical advice.