Whilst the art of reflexology dates back to Ancient Egypt, India and China, this therapy was not introduced to the West until Dr William Fitzgerald developed ‘Zone therapy’ in the early 1900s. He believed that reflex areas on the feet and hands were linked to other areas and organs of the body within the same zone.
In the 1930’s, Eunice Ingham further developed this zone therapy into what is known as reflexology. Her opinion was that congestion or tension in any part of the foot is mirrored in the corresponding part of the body.
Foot reflexology is an holistic therapy that uses gentle pressure that is applied to reflex areas of the feet thus helping the whole body to relax & restore balance.
It is based on a theory that the organs, nerves & glands & other parts of the body are connected to reflex points and can be applied to mappings on the feet, face, hands or ears.
Reflexology may be beneficial for many conditions and can be adpated for whatever condition you may have, for example, relaxation, pain relief, migraines, digestive problems, anxiety, insomnia, fibromyalgia and much