This is a holistic therapy that helps to treat the whole body. It is a non-invasive therapy done by massaging the feet’s reflex zones. This provides physical and emotional benefits throughout the body. By stimulating these reflexes during treatment helps the energy pathways within our body to circulate better, helping the body to heal itself.
The treatment of reflexology can be dated back to the Egyptian’s, where a scene was found on the walls of a tomb at Saqqara.
Benefits of Reflexology
Massage is a holistic therapy that treats the whole body. The art of massage can be an intuitive skill, understanding all the underlying structures is the science of massage. Using both these skills benefits the body and helps the therapist to obtain better results from the treatment given.
Benefits of Swedish Massage
A holistic treatment using slower more gentle movements. The use of different essential oils may give different benefits for presenting health issues.
Benefits of Aromatherapy
What to expect when attending an acupuncture appointment and what is expected of you:
- Please wear loose clothes for your appointment, the practitioner may need you to remove some clothes for the treatment.
- A full and detailed consultation will be taken on your first appointment, if you are on any medication please bring the details of these with you.
- Your pulse will be taken and your tongue will be looked at. This can give the practitioner detailed insight into what is happening within your body.
Once the consultation is completed you will then have the acupuncture treatment, this consists of you lying on the treatment couch, the practitioner will decide if you are to lie face up or face down. The needles which are used are very fine, sterile needles which are individually packaged and are used only once these are then disposed of according to sharps waste disposal.
The needles are placed in specially selected acupuncture points, according to your diagnosis i.e. if you have a sore shoulder, needles may be placed around the area affected but also in the hand. Acupuncture treats the whole body not just the problem area. Most people find acupuncture treatments very relaxing.