Reflexology is a therapy which involves using the thumb and fingers to apply pressure to feet and/or hands. There are points on your feet and hands that relate to organs and systems of the body. These points are known as reflex points: a reflex is when stimulation at one point brings about a response in another area.
Reflexology is based on the ancient Chinese belief that energy flows around the body. When energy is flowing freely around the body we are well, balanced and in harmony with our environment, physically, mentally and emotionally. If this energy becomes blocked, illness may occur: unblocking this energy with reflexology treatments means the energy can flow freely, so healing can take place.
Reflexology does not diagnose disease within the body nor attempt to cure specific medical conditions, it does encourage the body to heal itself and restore its own natural balance.
Reflexologists are the `electricians` of the body: we change the fuse in the basement (feet) so the lights come on in the attic (head).