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Reflexology in Birmingham...
for the treatment of a variety of conditions, or purely for enjoyment and relaxation.
Remedial & Sports Massage
Holistics & Hypnotherapy
171 Pineapple Rd, B30 2SY
0121 444 5814
07812 773 505
* WORKPLACE SERVICE... We come to you! On-site massage from £12.50 per person *
Reflexology is based on the principle that all areas of the body are linked to specific areas (i.e. the 'reflex-points') on the feet and hands. At our clinic for reflexology in Birmingham our reflexologists stimulate the reflex-points, which aims to reduce stress, to encourage your body's natural healing & wellbeing abilities to become stronger and more effective.
The history and basis for reflexology
Ancient paintings have been found which suggest that reflexology type treatments were practised by Egyptians around 4000 years ago. It is noted that in 4th century B.C China, Dr Wang-Wei used the benefits of acupuncture with needles and the application of pressures to the soles of the feet using the thumbs, in order to treat patients. He believed the therapeutic effects noted were due to the release of healing energy through the patient’s body. At our practice for reflexology in Birmingham we respect traditional aspects of the treatment, while being mindful of current research & developments.
Reflexology as we know it today was founded by Eunice Ingham, a physiotherapist, who through experimentation, produced maps of the feet that showed the areas and organs of the body where there appear to be links for reflexology treatment purposes. The benefits of reflexology that Ingham particularly noticed were the speeding-up of the body’s healing processes after surgery, and a decrease in the perception of pain. In 1930s America she set-up a private clinic, where due to the success of her treatments, people would travel from all over the country.
Therapeutic effects of reflexology
An important factor in the success of reflexology lies in its ability to reduce or control stress. At the Well Naturally practice for reflexology in Birmingham we recognise that prolonged stress may contribute to the development or severity of illness, both physical and emotional. We offer reflexology as one of a number of gentle non-invasive therapies believed to be supportive & beneficial in our busy lives. At our practice for reflexology in Birmingham, treatments can be used to target conditions whether through the belief that it restores healthy energy flows, the idea that it can stimulate the nerve pathways, or through its relaxing and de-stressing qualities.
About reflexology treatments
A reflexology treatment typically lasts around an hour. The frequency of treatments varies according to the nature and severity of any conditions being treated, but is usually somewhere between weekly and monthly. Often the frequency of reflexology treatments is reduced as the client makes progress. Your reflexologist at our practice for reflexology in Birmingham will advise you regarding this, while suggesting an appropriate treatment programme.
Illness is not a pre-requisite to having treatments, at our practice for reflexology in Birmingham they can be relaxing and enjoyable, and many clients have a treatment perhaps monthly to help encourage and maintain a state of general wellbeing.
Our prices are competitive for reflexology in Birmingham, please visit our prices page for information.
You should be confident that your practitioner is properly trained, suitably qualified and insured. At our clinic for reflexology in Birmingham we are pleased to provide all relevant information on request.
Easy free parking is available at Well naturally, and we are conveniently located for clients in Moseley (B13), Kings Heath (B14), Edgbaston (B15), Harborne (B17), Selly oak (B29), Stirchley and Cotteridge (B30), and also the University of Birmingham.
N.B. We also offer an at home, mobile reflexology treatment service, in and around the Bournville, Kings Heath, Moseley and Stirchley areas of Birmingham.
Reflexology is relaxing wellbeing therapy...
so lie back & treat your weary feet!
Central for... * Stirchley
* Bournville * Kings Heath * Moseley
* Kings Norton * Cotteridge * Harborne
* Edgbaston * University of Birmingham
"I have been attending Well Naturally every month or so for over three years now and truly believe that the therapy improves my overall health and wellbeing."
Lee Crutchley, Administrator, University of Birmingham
What can reflexology treat?
Over several years, the Well Naturally practice for reflexology in Birmingham has treated clients for a variety of conditions. As we are happy to comply with the Committee of Advertising Practice(CAP) Code of Advertising, and on the advice of the Federation of Holistic Therapists we can say that complementary therapies including reflexology have been shown to:
* Help relaxation
* Improve mood
* Aid sleep
* Relieve tension
* Relieve anxiety and stress
* Promote a sense of general well-being
Please call to discuss in more depth, how we may help you with any specific conditions.
David Assinder FFHT - Owner
Dip IIHHT, Dip Hyp
David is a Fellow of the Federation of Holistic Therapists, and area co-ordinator of the South Birmingham FHT support group. He is registered with CNHC, UK Regulator for Complementary Health-care Practitioners, for massage, aromatherapy, hypnotherapy & reflexology.
Call David now on:
0121 444 5814
07812 773 505