Reflexology is a complementary therapy that involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, or ears. These points are believed to correspond to different organs, systems, and structures throughout the body. By stimulating these points, reflexologists aim to promote relaxation, improve circulation, and support the body’s natural healing processes.

The theory behind reflexology is based on the concept that the body is divided into different zones or reflex areas, and that applying pressure to these areas can have a beneficial effect on the corresponding organs or systems. Reflexologists use their hands, fingers, and thumbs to apply pressure and manipulate these points.

Some of the potential benefits of reflexology include:

1. Relaxation: Reflexology is known to induce a state of deep relaxation, which can help reduce stress and tension in the body.

2. Improved circulation: By stimulating the reflex points, reflexology may enhance blood flow to the organs and tissues, promoting better overall circulation.

3. Pain relief: Reflexology is believed to have pain-relieving effects by stimulating the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers.

4. Enhanced well-being: Many people find reflexology sessions to be soothing and rejuvenating, leading to a sense of improved well-being and balance.

5. Support for specific conditions: Reflexology is often used as a complementary therapy for various conditions, such as headaches, digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances, and musculoskeletal issues. It is important to note that reflexology is not intended as a substitute for medical treatment but can be used alongside conventional healthcare.

We recommend reflexology for patients with dental anxiety. Our reflexologist would carry out reflexology prior to your dental treatment. The reflexology reduces your stress and anxiety levels leaving you much more relaxed in the dental chair.