Reflexology is a form of therapy that involves application of pressure to specific zones or areas of the feet and hands to relieve pain in other parts of the body.It is a specialized form of massage that works on the reflex zones.
Reflexology is an alternative medicine and has a positive impact on the body organs. Besides relieving pain reflexology will increase blood circulation in the body (thus body purification by elimination of toxins), it will stimulate the function of the central nervous system and improves recovery rate especially after an accident or surgery. Reflexology also benefits the body by bringing about relaxation which is turn eliminates sleep disorders and depression.
Reflexology also referred to as zone therapy works by identification of zones or areas on the foot and hands that are energetically connected to specific body parts or organs. Thus application of pressure on these zones will remove energy blockages and hence improve health to the specific body part. The first step is to assess the feet or hands and stimulate different zones in order to identify where there is tension.
People will assess the reflexology for various reasons ranging from relieve of back pain, headaches, arthritis to digestive disorders, hormonal imbalance and menstrual disorders