Reflexology in San Diego A natural healing art based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet, hands and ears and their referral areas within zone related areas, which correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Through application of pressure on these reflexes, the feet being the primary area of application, reflexology relieves tension, improves circulation and helps promote the natural function of the related areas of the body. Benefits of a Reflexology Treatment Positive Impact On Organs, such increase blood to kidneys and colon. Overall Relaxing effect Reduces Anxiety Reduces Migraine/Head tension Lessens Fatigue Promotes Better Sleep Creates Balance In Your Energetic Body. Such as meridians Increases Circulation Improves Digestion What To Expect In A Session When first visiting a detailed medical history will be taken. The patient will then be seated in some form of recliner chair or massage table and will be asked to remove the shoes and socks. The practitioner will initially examine the feet before commencing with the precise massage movement. The particular type of massage involved requires the application of a firm pressure using the side and end of the thumb. In some instances, the fingers may also be employed. All areas on both feet will be massaged. Areas corresponding to parts of the body which are out of balance will feel uncomfortable or tender when massaged and the degree of tenderness will indicate the degree of imbalance. The sensitivity of the feet varies from person to person and the trained practitioner will understand the correct pressure to apply and how to interpret the tenderness felt. The massage should not be very uncomfortable to even the most sensitive of feet. The full treatment session will last approximately three-quarters of an hour and at the end of a session the feet should feel warm and the patient relaxed. The number of treatment sessions required will vary depending on the condition being treated. Following treatment, it is sometimes possible that the eliminating systems of the body become more active in order to rid the body of unwanted toxic matter. However, if treatment is correctly applied, these reactions should not be severe. To book your appointment today please call 510-323-3853 or go here for pricing and more info.