HOW SHOULD I FEEL AFTER A TREATMENT?
Everyone is unique and responds differently to a reflexology treatment: Some can feel very relaxed, some tired whilst others may feel alert and stimulated; some can feel tearful; one may also be very thirsty. The following day most will feel more alert and balanced.
Occasionally one can get a headache or a temporary worsening of symptoms. This is called a healing crisis and is the body’s way of dealing with the toxins in the body. It is important to drink lots of water after a treatment to help elim
IS REFLEXOLOGY PAINFUL?
Reflexology can be a very relaxing treatment. However sensitivities can be felt when working over organs that are out of balance. This may be felt in the form of a pinprick feeling or you may think the therapist in hurting you with her thumb nail. The therapist will work over this area (within your pain threshold) and the discomfort should ease.
CAN I HAVE REFLEXOLOGY WHILE I'M PREGNANT?
Yes, reflexology may be very beneficial before, during and after pregnancy.
Before pregnancy, reflexology may help to balance the hormones and help get the body in an optimum state for pregnancy.
During pregnancy, reflexology can help to boost energy levels and help alleviate symptoms and discomfort such as back pain/sciatica, constipation or indigestion.
Following the birth of your baby, reflexology may help rebalance the hormones and get your body back into its pre pregnant state.
It may also help you deal with sleep deprivation, anxiety, milk production and help energise you.
CAN I HAVE REFLEXOLOGY WHILE I AM HAVING CHEMOTHERAPY/RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT FOR CANCER?
Yes, reflexology may help with the side effects of these treatments. You may need to get permission from your GP or hospital doctor prior to treatment.