Reflexology/Massage Therapy

ReflexologyReflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. The underlying theory behind reflexology massage is that there are “reflex” areas on the feet and hands that correspond to specific organs, glands, and other parts of the body.

Why do people get reflexology?

  • Stress and stress-related conditions
  • Tension headaches
  • Digestive disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Insomnia
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Sports injuries
  • Menstrual disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Digestive problems, such as constipation
  • Back pain

Total Body Wellness offers:

  • 30-minute Hand Reflexology Sessions
  • 55-minute Foot Reflexology Sessions
  • 75-minute Foot and Hand Reflexology Sessions

 

 Regardless of what we call it, pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic Massage Therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen.

Benefits of Massage Therapy Include:

Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.

While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:

  • Anxiety
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia related to stress
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Soft tissue strains or injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Temporomandibular joint pain

Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of caring, comfort, relaxation and connection.