What to Expect
Your first session will be 75 minutes as we need to run through a consultation about your medical history. Every session after this will be one hour, 15 minutes of consultation and a 45 minute treatment.
You will be seated in a reclining chair and asked to remove your shoes and socks. If you are wearing trousers, you will be more comfortable in a loose fitting pair as you will need to roll them up to your knees. Following your consultation, I will ask you to sign a consent form agreeing to the treatment. I will then will wipe over your feet and begin.
I will start by doing a warm up on both feet to get them used to my touch and then move on to the full treatment using my thumbs, fingers and knuckles to apply pressure to the feet and lower leg. You may feel crunchy bits, or tender areas and it is really useful for you to feed these back to me as we go. Equally I will let you know what I find. We will communicate along the way but you must also feel free to just relax and we can catch up with our findings at the end.
Some people report feeling tingling sensations in their hands or head while others feel rumblings in their tummies. There are any number of sensations you may feel but these are all positive as it is an indication that the reflexology is having an affect on your body. If you feel anything at all that you are uncomfortable with or feel unhappy about, just tell me and we can decide how best to continue.
Once the treatment is complete, you may feel a bit sleepy but wonderfully relaxed. In addition you may feel some of the following benefits:-
- improved mood and general wellbeing
- better sleep
- increased energy levels
Occasionally people report experiencing a reaction to the treatment and this is perfectly normal. It is most likely that any reaction will occur after the first treatment and cease thereafter. These reactions would usually be mild, for example a headache, or feeling a little emotional or needing to go to the toilet. These are due to the body ridding itself of toxins and waste products.
Drinking plenty of water helps to flush these toxins out of the system and symptoms should disappear quickly. Such reactions are all part of the healing process and it is useful for you to feed back any reaction to me at your next session so that we can tailor your treatment accordingly. If you are at all concerned, please do call me.