Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What Are the Benefits of Reflexology?
Reflexology benefits are holistic – body, mind, and spirit all benefit. Reflexology is an excellent complement to traditional medical care. Reflexology is gaining more visibility and acceptance in medical settings.
- Improves circulation
- Normalizes gland functions
- Remove toxins from the body
- Pain management
- Strengthens immune system
- Revitalizes energy
- Promotes restful sleep
- Promotes overall well being
- Provides nurturing touch
How Does Reflexology Work?
The healing art of Reflexology works from the inside out to restore wholeness to the body. Reflexology is believed to work on many levels. Among the theories are: Nerve Impulses, TCM Meridian Theory (Chi or Ki), Gate Control and Endorphin Release, Need for Nurturing Human Touch.
What is the Difference Between Reflexology and Massage?
Many people confuse Reflexology with Massage. There are many differences between these two modalities – each having its own strengths, application, techniques and educational requirements, for example. Massage is performed to the soft tissues of the body. Reflexology is performed on the feet, hands or ears. Only shoes and socks are removed.
How Can Healing Touch Benefit Me?
- Reducing stress
- Calming anxiety, depression
- Decreasing pain
- Strengthening the immune system
- Beneficial before and after surgery in enhancing healing and energy flow
- Complementary care for neck and back problems
- Deepening spiritual connection
- Supporting cancer care
- Creating a sense of well-being
- Easing acute and chronic conditions
Where is Healing Touch Used?
Healing Touch is used in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, long term care facilities, private practices, and hospices.
What Happens in a Session?
The first session involves a consultation as well as the energy session itself. The provider will ask a series of questions about the individual’s physical, mental, and emotional situation, and will answer any questions. Then the individual will lie fully clothed on a massage table while the provider gently places their hands slightly above or on the individual. The session generally lasts 40 to 60 minutes, and people frequently report feeling deeply relaxed and peaceful during and after the session. There is a cumulative effect of using Healing Touch over time and regular sessions are recommended.