More Information on the Therapies and their benefits
So what can you expect at your first treatment?
At your first consultation a questionnaire is completed, including your medical history, all information is private and confidential. A normal session lasts approximately 1 hour. You will remain fully clothed and only be asked to remove your shoes and socks and then to sit or lie on a treatment couch.
The treatment will start with some relaxing techniques then move onto more precise movements using gentle but firm pressure working points on your feet.
It is normally recommended to have four consecutive weekly sessions, to see best results. Once the body is in balance, clients are encouraged to come monthly or bi-monthly to maintain this balance.
Menopause & PMT
Reflexology is known to be effective for menopause and PMT, reducing and even eliminating symptoms for clients. Attention is will be given to the endocrine system to help bring it back into balance.
Fertility Reflexology is used to treat both males and females with fertility issues. It can be beneficial for a wide range of range of issues such as hormone imbalance, endometriosis, PMS, polycystic ovaries. Stress can be a major factor in relation to fertility and reflexology can be very helpful in assisting the client to de-stress.
Pregnancy & Labour
Reflexology is a wonderful treatment during pregnancy and for labour and has been recommended by the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street.
The benefits include, reduced morning sickness, helps relive heartburn and indigestion, constipation, relieves lower back pain, prepares the body for labour by balancing the body systems. Reflexology can reduce the length of labour by having regular reflexology treatments in the weeks before your expected delivery date and research has shown that babies born to mothers who had regular reflexology tend to be very calm and are less prone to colic.
Reflexology can help cancer patients with the physical and emotional symptoms of cancer. Research shows that cancer patients who receive reflexology experienced improvements with the lessening of pain and anxiety, reduced nausea and vomiting, improved energy levels and quality of sleep, anxiety and depression.