Can you have reflexology every day?


Can you have reflexology every day?

Your practitioner will advise how often you should receive treatment based on your health concerns and wellness goals. However, because the benefits of reflexology are more subtle and build over time, having frequent sessions is advised, especially if you are new to the practice.

What is the principle of modern reflexology?

Modern reflexology is based on the principle that the foot has ‘reflex’ points that correspond to the various structures and organs throughout the body. For example, on the left foot, the tip of the big toe corresponds to the brain’s left hemisphere.

What is the theory of reflexology?

Reflexology is the application of pressure to areas on the feet (or the hands). The theory behind reflexology is that areas of the foot correspond to organs and systems of the body. Pressure applied to the foot is believed to bring relaxation and healing to the corresponding area of the body.

How long is a reflexology massage?

Sessions are usually 30 or 60 minutes long. At some point, you might feel so relaxed that you fall asleep, or you could feel a rush of emotions as energy moves through your body. Afterward, you could feel energized or have a sense of calm.

Is too much reflexology bad for you?

Generally, reflexology appears to be safe and doesn’t cause many side effects. Because most people feel relaxed after a treatment you might feel a bit light headed. Some people say their feet feel tender afterwards, others can have an emotional response or need to pass urine more often.

Can reflexology cause side effects?

What do you need to know about reflexology professional development?

Professional Development provides you with information and increases your capability and competency from basic know-how to a more advanced complex understanding. Being a Reflexologist is not just about knowing with intelligence which reflexes to work.

How is reflexology a complimentary health therapy?

Reflexology is a complimentary health therapy based on the observation that certain ‘reflex’ points on the face, hands and particularly the feet correspond with other parts of the body.

Where can I find articles on foot reflexology?

PubMed, SCOPUS, Google Scholar, and SpringerLink databases were utilized to search the following medical subject headings or keywords: foot massage, reflexology, foot reflexotherapy, reflexological treatment, and zone therapy. The articles published for the last 10 years were included.

What does the research say about massage therapy?

The Massage Therapy Foundation is a separate organization that is now considered to be the steward organization for moving the research agenda forward and advocating for new studies in massage therapy. So while there is still relatively little massage therapy research compared to other treatment approaches, high quality research is emerging.