Foot reflexology is a “pressure therapy” that involves applying focused pressure to certain known reflex points located in the foot to help heal or prevent disease. It is a complimentary therapy, based on the premise that areas on the foot correspond to all areas of the body. Our nerve zones or reflex points go from the bottom of our feet to the top of our head, encompassing all vital organs and systems on the way. Applying focused pressure to these reflex points located in the foot stimulate the corresponding area and thereby remove blockages in the body.
The many benefits of a foot reflexology session:
- Calmness and serenity
• Improved blood, oxygen, and lymph circulation
• Increased energy and balanced emotions
• Stronger immune system
• Cleansing of toxins
• Shorter duration of infection
• Decreased stress/anxiety
- Lower blood pressure
• Improvement in sleep patterns
• Hormonal balance
• Pain reduction.
It is appropriate for all ages as well as for a variety of pain and dis-ease.
Not only soothing to sore feet, it can benefit most other body aches and pains. If you can’t handle pressure in a part of your body because of soreness or inflammation, there is a corresponding part in the foot that can bring relief. Foot reflexology is a non-invasive, great preventative therapy as the symptom(s) may show up in reflex area before presenting itself in the body part, gland or organ.
What is a holistic foot reflexology session with Diana like?
It lasts approximately one and a half hour. Usually it is a very relaxing treatment, but sometimes some tender reflexes may be felt, especially clients with plantar fasciitis, fibromyalgia. When tenderness occurs, we have to realize this is part of the body’s self-healing ability, rebalancing itself.
“When I am in physical contact with your feet during a reflexology treatment I receive all kind of information that I can use to assist you further in your healing.
Foot reflexology is a beautiful modality; it helps with many different pains and ailments, it brings calmness and serenity.
After the foot reflexology session, I will leave you alone for a few minutes on the massage table, so you can relax and enjoy a quiet moment of reflection.
My findings, some tips and advice, and the treatment plan will be discussed after the reflexology session.”
How many sessions required?
This depends if a client is coming for relaxation, or for a condition, how long they have had the condition, and their lifestyle. When working on acute or chronic conditions, the body releases the symptom that appeared last, first. Therefore a condition that has been present for a long will time will take longer to release, to self-heal.
However, Diana trusts the inner-wisdom and self-healing capacity of her clients. She knows that they will contact her for a session when they feel it is needed.
When someone has had major surgery recently, is taking medication, or is seriously ill, Diana is asking a (new) client to discuss this with her while booking an appointment for reflexology.
Sometimes a doctor’s note is necessary.
“For many years I lived with a medical condition that significantly reduced the quality of my life. Doctors shoved pills at me with such unpleasant side effects, I couldn’t take them. However just a few reflexology treatments with Diana and the issue has been completely resolved! She’s an amazing healer and I simply can’t recommend her highly enough!”
— Wendy Keats, Salisbury, NB