​Reflexology is a complementary therapy based on the belief that there are reflex areas in the
feet and hands which are believed to correspond to all organs and parts of the body. Some
practitioners may also include work on points found in the face and ears. Reflexology works on
an individual basis and may alleviate and improve symptoms such as everyday stress and

During a typical reflexology session the reflexologist will take a detailed medical history.
Sessions are usually performed in a comfortable chair or couch. If it is to be performed on the
feet, the client will be asked to remove footwear and socks but other forms of reflexology require
no removal of clothing. The practitioner will make a visual and tactile examination of the area to
be worked before beginning the precise reflexology massage movements. The particular types
of movements involved require the application of an appropriate pressure using the thumb and

Reflexology can be a wonderfully relaxing experience where you can take time out from
everyday pressures. The therapist’s expert touch will help you relax which can help improve
mood, aid sleep and relieve tension. The result is an overall sense of wellbeing.