WHAT IS Reflexology?

Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points on the feet, correspond with different areas of the body.

Reflexology work holistically to promote better health for their clients.

Reflexology does not cure, diagnose or prescribe, reflexology helps the body to restore its balance naturally, helping with overall well-being and relaxation.

 

THE BENEFITS OF REFLEXOLOGY MAY INCLUDE:

  • Increases blood flow around the body, flushing out waste products and cleansing internal organs
  • Improved circulation
  • Pain relief in muscles and joints
  • Reduced stress and tension, relieving physical and mental fatigue
  • Helps to promote balance and well being

 

REFLEXOLOGY

  • 45 mins – £35
  • Reflexology appointments are now available at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic with Debs, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • A 50% deposit is required at the point of booking in order to secure your appointment.
  • We operate a 24 hour cancellation policy. Any clients who cancel within 24 hours or do not attend their appointment will lose their deposit.
  • *Please note we see over 16 year olds only*

Gift vouchers are also available. Buy online or call 0191 548 3388

What to expect during treatment?

A full medical history will be taken on your first treatment, and you will be asked to sign a consent form for treatment. This information will be kept confidential.

Reflexology is a very easy therapy to receive the most clothing that will have to be removed for a treatment to take place will be your socks and shoes.

The therapist will then use their hands to apply pressure to the feet and lower leg. You may feel areas of mild discomfort during the treatment, but generally the experience should be very relaxing.

Side effects of Reflexology

You may experience a reaction when your body begins the process of healing itself and eliminating toxins. These reactions are a positive sign that the body has responded well to the treatment and is beginning to heal itself. These side effects should subside in 12-24 hours. The following reactions may occur after treatment:

  • Tiredness due to the release of toxins
  • More visits to the toilet to get rid of waste and toxins
  • Headaches or nausea
  • Spots may occur due to released toxins
  • Flare up of previously suppressed conditions
  • Perspiration/Runny nose – the body excreting waste

Aftercare advice

  • Drink plenty of water or herbal teas
  • Avoid excess tea, coffee and alcohol for the next 12 hours
  • Avoid heavy meals for the next few hours
  • Cut down on smoking
  • Avoid driving immediately after treatment if you feel excessively drowsy
  • Make time to relax
  • As oils have been used avoid sunbathing/ sun-bed use for 24 hour
  • Ensure all oil is removed after treatment, care with bathing and showering.

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you would like to book a Reflexology appointment, have any questions or would like some more information, then please do get in touch.