What is reflexology?
Reflexology is an
holistic therapy that acts as complimentary
health care. It can be used to improve general
well-being, or help address a particular health
problem. It has its origins in Ancient Egypt and
has been practised for over 5000
Reflexology theory is that it helps the
body to restore its balance naturally.
Our feet are our channels to the
earth and reflect the health of the
body. Each area of the foot is a
reflex to part of the body. Through application
of pressure on these reflexes the whole body is
rejuvenated, and your reflexologist can focus on
key areas of the foot to help with specific
With ever increasing levels of stress, it is
important for people to take more responsibility
for their own health care needs. Reflexology may
be one of the ways to mitigate the stresses of
are the benefits?
How do the feet map
to parts of the body?
produced by Kunz and Kunz below shows how areas of
the feet reflect different parts of our bodies:
in Sand Image: Arvind Balaraman /