"Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity."
– Hippocrates

Chinese Medicine practitioners have used Reflexology to treat a number of conditions for over 3,000 years. Similar to Acupuncture in some respects, Reflexology works with one part of the body to affect other parts of the body – stimulating the nervous system to release tension and restore balance and harmony in the body. Following a Reflexology session, many people report that they feel a deep feeling of relaxation and that their overall sense of well being improved.

What is Reflexology?

Reflexology is an ancient healing art that subscribes to the principle that there are areas on the feet, hands and ears – known as reflex zones – that correspond to every organ, gland and part of the body. By applying gently, non-invasive pressure on specific reflex zones, there will be a direct effect on the corresponding area – stimulating that part of your body to heal and regenerate itself. During your first visit, your applemed Reflexologist may ask you about your medical history, lifestyle and diet. Each Reflexology session is tailored specifically to your individual needs, injury, condition or situation. Reflexology is a therapy that can benefit anyone at any age, from newborns to those in wheelchairs to those receiving end of life care.

You do not need to undress to receive treatment. You simply remove your shoes and socks and then sit back and relax. While Reflexology doesn’t heal, it is a therapy that can help the body activate its own healing potential.

Benefits of Reflexology

  • Reduces tension and alleviates stress
  • Induces relaxation
  • Reduces anxiety and depression
  • Improves circulation
  • Helps the body remove toxins
  • Increases energy
  • Revitalizes and energizes the organs
  • Improves lymphatic drainage
  • Balances the whole system
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Improves all body functions
  • Promotes restful sleep
  • lmproves posture

Conditions That May be Helped by Reflexology

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Asthma and emphysema
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Bladder problems
  • Bowel disorders
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes
  • Eczema
  • Fluid retention and poor circulation
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Impaired immunity
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Knee problems
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle tension
  • Oedema (swelling)
  • PMS
  • Palliative care
  • Poor digestion
  • Pregnancy and labour support
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Sinus congestion
  • Sports injuries
  • Stress
  • Thyroid imbalance

Alternative Medicine and Reflexology in Vaughan and Woodbridge

Whether your goal is to improve your overall health and wellness or to gain relief from a specific issue, at applemed we’ll work with you to find the right balance of treatment.
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