What is Reflexology?
While the exact origins of Reflexology is still unknown, evidence has traced it as far back as 2330 BC in ancient Egypt. Archaeologists discovered paintings on the tomb walls of Egyptian physicians, depicting people receiving the foot treatment.
Further discoveries have been found from China to Greece, with some Greek historians suggesting there was an ancient heath spa known as “The Delphi”- where reflexology, massage and other techniques were used to promote good health and wellbeing.
What are the benefits of getting a Reflexology massage at home?
Reflexology has been proven to open up the body's neural pathways, allowing it to be flooded with neurons, and creating a prolonged state of relaxation.That is however, only the beginning of what Reflexology could do for you, here are just a few more the reflexologies benefits:
Improved Brain Function - By opening up your neural pathways through nerve stimulation, Reflexology makes it easier and faster for information to flow to your brain, resulting in improved memory and faster cognitive and physical reactions.
Improved Nerve Function- Neural pathways are much like muscles in the sense it is beneficial to your health to keep them active. As our bodies all eventually feel the effects of age, the nerve endings in our extremities gradually become less and less sensitive. Reflexology will help to open up your neural pathways improving the functionality of various nerves and cells throughout the body.
Boosts Metabolism and Energy Levels- When you're feeling sluggish and need a boost in energy, a Reflexology appointment is just the thing you need. By stimulating your neural pathways, Reflexology improves the functionality of various organs- resulting in a higher metabolism which in turn, helps create more energy.
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