Reflexology: A treatment to Improve blood flow without medication
What is Reflexology?
The reflexology is a system of curing or relieving pain by motivating the definite pressure points both on the feet and on the hand with specific hand, finger, and technique. It is done without lotion or oil. It is an alternative medication.
The pressure lightens the source of the discomfort. In the absence of any particular illness, the reflexology, can be used for relieving the symptoms of anxiety, stress and strain.
The experts in reflexology, identify the predefined pressure points on the feet and the hand. Then they manipulate the points and take the problem in the way to the solution. Any part of the body can be cured with this therapy. Any illness and prospective weakness or incapacities can be cured to make it stronger by stimulating the specific areas of the points. It addresses about seven thousand nerve endings.
During the session of reflexology, the therapist and the patient should be in a comfortable location to give and take the optimal comfort of the therapy. Normally, the patients get the healing by lying down in the bed. The therapist locates himself/herself as necessary. The patients get the healing barefoot and bare hand.
Reflexology is so safe that it can even be administered in a limited form whenever desired. The skilled reflexology professional offers a clear and open denial of any connection of reflexology to medical treatment in any structure or variety. It is neither a replacement of the medical treatment or advice. Essentially, it is a kind of defensive healing. The main purpose of the therapy is to encourage fitness.
The people with chronic illness, however, should meet the consultant physician. In addition, the expecting mother, should avoid the therapy. It may accidentally bring on labor pain and premature delivery may result. The diabetics also should keep away from the Reflexology healing. Otherwise, the treatment is recommended for general healing of any disease.
The therapy doesn’t cause any negative effect as it intends to repair the body, not to worsen it. Most of the patients report that they feel relief out of the pain in the course of the therapy. However, some patients say that their experiences in the therapy is a bit of discomfort in the 2nd session. Though they didn’t complain regarding the 1st session. Consequently, when the needle is applied in the soft areas of the foot at the second session, the feeling of soft points is heightened. This may cause slight added uneasiness for the patient.
The training and Certification
There are lots of training centers across the nation and also in the abroad. It is taught through a number of classes and seminars. After 6 months of training the certification is earned. It is the training of 200 hours in total. The training is divided into: 28 hrs: Preliminary; 14 hours: advance; 58 hrs self directory. After the completion, another 100 hours practical training is given to the trainees. This includes application of reflexology.
The science of Reflexology based on the views that the human body is fractioned into ten energy channels or zones that starts from the head and ends at the foot. So, the message of the foot is very effective to enhance the energy flow. The reflexologist identify the blockage during the therapy and starts treating them to make the person cured of the illness.