Frequently Asked Questions
- Reflexology is a wonderful therapy that almost anyone can have and may mitigate the stresses of modern life. It is natural, drug-free and non-invasive, requiring only removal of socks and shoes, which means it can be enjoyed practically anywhere.
- There is no age limit. Reflexology can be used to treat people of all ages, from babies to the elderly.
- A large number of people that dislike their feet being touched or even dislike their feet are usually pleasantly surprised when trying Reflexology for the first time. The common perception is that it will tickle or hurt but this is not the aim of the Reflexologist. The touch is very much considerate, calming and sometimes reassuring. Any underlying sensitivities found during a session can be worked on between Client and Practitioner and massage techniques can be adapted to suit.
- Yes, but usually after first checking with a GP/midwife before commencing treatment and after the first trimester.
- First session approximately one and a half hours, which includes a full consultation. Once clients needs are established, sessions are slightly shorter eg: 50 minutes.
- This is dependent on individual needs but regular sessions are usually recommended and this will be discussed with you at first consultation.
- Usually, relaxed with a good sense of wellbeing. However, there may be times people report feeling lethargic, nauseous or tearful, which is usually transitory and, we believe, part of the healing process.
Whilst complementary therapies can play an important supporting role in improving health and wellbeing, they are not intended as a substitute for medical advice or treatment.
If in doubt, consult your General Practitioner.