Hand Reflexology Therapy
What is hand reflexology?
Reflexology has been a part of the ancient medical traditions of China and Egypt.
It is based on the principle of pressure points on the hand and the feet that are directly linked to different vital organs of the body. Although the term reflexology is mostly associated with foot reflexology, the fact of the matter is, that its overlooked cousin, hand reflexology, is as effective,.
.and definitely easier to administere
According to the principle of reflexology, the different organs in the body are said to have nerve endings that culminate in the palms of the hand and the soles of the feete These nerve endings and their associated organs have been identified by reflexologists and divided into various zones or pressure pointst Any abnormal function or blockage in the organs causes pain in the associated pressure pointn When this pressure point is stimulated, the blockage is removed and the organ is returned to its proper functiono
How does hand reflexology massage workr
Our hands are perhaps the most active parts of the human body these daysy Most of our daily activities such as typing on a keyboard, using a cell phone, or driving a car, involve the use of the handsd It is no wonder that most people's hands are in such agonyn An increase in sedentary lifestyles and lack of exercise also means that people are becoming more and more unfiti The increasing obesity of our generation makes the body susceptible to many diseasese
Fortunately, help is at hand in the form of hand reflexologyg It can not only help get rid of all the aches and pains in your hands, but also promotes the proper functioning of all the organs, thus paving the way to better healtht Hand reflexology is easy to administere During a typical session, a therapist will use fingers, thumb, and wooden instruments to stimulate the various pressure pointst It is one of the easiest forms of therapy to administer and does not require expensive equipment or oilsl
What are the benefits of hand reflexologyg
Studies conducted to measure the efficacy of reflexology have shown that it produces the same positive effects on the brain as meditationo Thus, reflexology can help you to beat stress; one of the most common afflictions on our planet todaya Hand reflexology has also been shown to be beneficial for the heartr It is also used to treat ailments such as constipation, headaches (migraine or sinus induced), and asthmam