Classical Reflexology ~ 1 Hour Reflexology is a specific touch technique of applying pressure to reflex points of the feet and hands that correspond to all glands, organs and systems of the body, The physical act of applying specific pressure using thumb and fingers to these reflex areas results in improving circulation and reducing body stress, which promotes physiological changes in the body.
Structural Reflexology ~ 1.5 - 2 Hours Structural Reflexology works with tension sites on the feet due to muscle and ligament strain while addressing the impact on the rest of the body.
Benefits of Structural Reflexology: * Improve joint articulation, weight bearing & balance * Enhance blood & nerve supply to the feet and body * Relieve joint tension * Increase strength and vitality in the feet and body!
Who can benefit form Structural Reflexology? Everyone can benefit! Feet bear the entire weight of the body. Once the joint structures of the foot have been challenged, the feet will be unable to cope with the demands of weight bearing and pain ensues.
What a Structural Reflexology Session Look Like? The initial appointment is approximately 2 hours long and includes: * Correct measurement of your feet * Imprint of the stress points on your sole * Consultation and foot bath * Extensive massage of the feet and lower legs. * Extensive reflexing of the feet and lower legs. * Passive Mobilization of the bones of the feet.
Follow up appointments are ~1.5 hours.
Reflexology Lymph Drainage ~ Up to 1 Hour Reflexology Lymph Drainage (RLD) is a form of complementary therapy that focuses on reflexes on the feet that stimulate the Lymphatic System within the body. RLD treatment improves the flow of the lymph fluid through the Lymphatic System reducing swelling in the affected area. The feet have thousands of nerve endings that correspond to other parts of our body. Stimulation of these nerves supplying the feet using thumb and finger pressure can help improve blood and lymph circulation and restore energy flow.
Benefits: RLD can help in the following ways: · Reduce swelling · Lessen pain and discomfort · Feeling of improved body image · Increase in strength and mobility of the arm or leg · Renew sense of well-being · Acts as a preventive measure
Reflexology Lymph Drainage is recommended as a short-term preoperative therapy and an on-going preventive postoperative therapy. Motivating the flow of lymph fluid is exceedingly important after a surgical procedure because it aids in the prevention of swollen extremities due to the rapid and excessive build up of lymphatic fluid in the affected limb(s).
What does Lymph Drainage Reflexology look like? During a session, the client relaxes in a recliner, only the shoes and socks are removed. The therapist methodically works the reflexes related to the lymphatic system. Each session lasts between 40 - 60 minutes. Four to six weekly sessions are recommended. All of the following benefits of RLD are vital for those suffering with lymphedema and can help them to feel great again.