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The History of Reflexology
Reflexology is an alternative treatment for a wide variety of conditions, and has been in use for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese and Egyptians have documented practices indicative of reflexology as a treatment for certain afflictions. It involves the reflexologist applying pressure to specific areas in the hands, feet, and ears that affect certain reflex areas of the body. Imagine that there is a connection between zones of your feet and hands that represent certain areas of your body that can be adjusted or managed through these zones. A lot of the concepts behind reflexology has to do with Aligning your "qi", but even for those who normally don’t invest much in this discipline of health, there are plenty of scientific studies that have supported the claims of reflexologists.

Did you know... The human foot and ankle contains 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 100 ligaments, muscles and tendons? The bones in both of your feet added together make up about 25 percent of all the bones in your body. Our feet carry an incredible load everyday and yet are typically the least pampered parts of our bodies. Many cultures have practiced reflexology for years as an alternative to medicine in promoting good health and wellness. And WHO doesn't enjoy a good foot rub?!

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In general terms 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.

Nerve Function:

As our bodies age, our nerve endings become less sensitive in parts of our body, particularly in our extremities. Neural pathways are like muscles, so it is good to work them once in a while to keep them sharp!

Energy Levels:

By aligning the functioning of various organ and muscle systems, reflexology can increase metabolism and energy creation processes within the body. If you need a boost in energy or are always feeling sluggish, perhaps a reflexology session can help put some pep back in your step!


One of the most well-known and verified benefits of reflexology is an improvement in circulation throughout the body, which means that blood and oxygen are being cycled through the body more effectively. This means more oxygen reaches vital organ systems.


As mentioned above, reflexology has been known to open neural pathways, and this sort of free-flowing neural activity results in a more relaxed state in the body, one of reduced stress.

Toxin Removal:

Reflexology has been shown to improve bladder function and to reduce urinary tract issues. What this means in terms of toxicity is a more efficient system of eliminating toxins and other foreign subs tances, thereby protecting your body from the various diseases and health conditions that can often arise from a compromised urinary system.

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