How does Reflexology work?

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Reflexology is a treatment that uses pressure applied to the feet using the thumb or fingers. The feet/hands are covered with reflex points that link to all body systems and organs. By applying pressure to these points it may help to stimulate your immune system, improve circulation, improve lymphatic drainage and stimulate nerve impulses to all parts of the body.

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In doing so, it may help unblock the energy pathways, this may help the whole body to function and heal itself more efficiently. Allowing the body energies to flow freely, nutrients to be delivered to all the body cells and toxins to be taken away efficiently. This process is often hindered by stress and tension leading a variety of stress related disorders.
A Japanese study using MRI scanning showed that stimulation of the kidney reflex point in the foot had direct connection with the corresponding area in the brain.
How Amazing is that!




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