ReflexologyReflexology dates back to the Ancient Egyptians, India and China. In 1913 Dr Fitzgerald introduced this therapy into the West under the Phrase 'zone therapy'. In 1930 Eunice Ingham developed this zone therapy into the reflexology we know today. She found that tension or congestion in any part of the foot is mirrored in the corresponding part of the body. Using the reflexology technique of massage she found that What is acupressure? Using pressure points that are situated over the body and which correspond with the major organs, acupressure helps in restoring the body's imbalances.

How does Vacuflex Reflexology differ from Reflexology?

Vacuflex Reflexology is carried out by placing felt boots on the feet for 5 minutes to replace the conventional reflexology. After the 5 minutes the boots are taken off the feet and a map of colour tells the therapist where the imbalances are. Like Reflexology, this treatment helps the body to eliminate toxins, but in a more effective manner.

As treatment progresses, the colours change. The next stage is stimulating the energy pathways by means of pads being placed on the arms, legs and hands to balance the organs and muscles, which results in a feeling of well-being.

What are the benefits of Reflexology?

The whole foot receives the same amount of pressure of this treatment? The whole foot is treated at the same time. It is a visual treatment so patients can see themselves where the imbalances are. Stimulates the body's healing ability on all levels. You receive acupressure.Children as well as the elderly can be treated

What does it feel like?

The boots are in plastic bags and, when connected to a compressor, the boots become tight. It is no worse than having your blood pressure taken. The pads are also connected to the compressor and the patient feels a suction action.

What can Reflexology treat?