FOOT REFLEXOLOGY

Reflex therapy is a science based on practice, a treatment technique which involves massaging the feet in the areas corresponding to each organ. It is associated with alternative medicine and it has its origins in ancient Egypt and China and it is as old as acupuncture or acupressure. The Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre offer from now on the Foot Reflexology.

Gema Roca

Physiotherapist  

WHAT IS FOOT REFLEXOLOGY?

Foot Reflexology is a safe and natural method which helps the body to rid itself of toxins and promote healing, as well as effectively releasing muscular tension. It is a complementary therapy based on the same principles as Chinese acupuncture. Pressure-point massage of the feet was used in China over 5.000 years ago, as well as by the Ancient Egyptians, Hopi tribes of North America and 16th century European medical practitioners. Like many such therapies it is holistic as it treats the body as a whole. Gema Roca Physiotherapist and Osteopath at the Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre offer this treatment to patients.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

Reflexology is deeply relaxing and, as about 75% of disease is stress related, it provides a major contribution in maintaining good health. It balances the circulatory, excretory, digestive, endocrine, nervous and immune systems, making the body less prone to infection.It helps the body to rid itself of toxins and promote healing, as well as effectively releasing muscular tension. Reflexology works to encourage the body to restore itself, bringing relief from a wide range of chronic and acute conditions. Its gentle nature makes it particularly valuable in aiding recovery after illness, operations and prolonged periods of stress, as well as helping those experiencing fertility problems. It is suitable for any age, with children reacting particularly quickly to treatment.

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