What To Expect From A Reflexology Session with Kay Lowell, DCT(P)
While many massage therapists include reflexology as a service they may provide, Traditional Reflexology is not considered massage, but may be added to a massage therapist’s continued course of education.
Research has shown reflexology to be effective and beneficial in many ways. A survey of 170 studies from 21 countries shows that reflexology is effective, impacting a variety of physical and psychological concerns.
- Creates relaxation from the Reflexologist begins their work.
- Pain reduction following reflexology work is documented in 27 studies including research showing impact on individuals of all ages and health states
- Research shows that reflexology work helps indiviuals of all ages with some 78 health concerns ranging from aggressive behavior Êin children to urinary concerns of the elderly.
- Improves blood flow
- Aids post-operative recovery
- Impact on physiological measures (e. g. blood pressure and cholesterol; measurements by ECG, EEG, and fMRI)
- Enhances medical care
- Benefits mental health
- Complements cancer care
- Eases pregnancy, delivery and post-partum effects
Basically, the benefits of reflexology have to do with the reduction of stress. Because the feet and hands help set the tension level for the rest of the body, they are an easy way to interrupt the stress signal and reset homeostasis, the body’s equilibrium.
Reflexology is a complement to standard medical care. It should not be construed as medical advice, nor should not be a replacement to medical help.
Further information may be found from Barbara and Keven Kunz .
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