Is Reflexology Recommended for the Elderly?
Yes, Reflexology is a highly beneficial treatment for the elderly. It is a gentle non-invasive treatment carried out upon the feet or hands alone, which helps to induce deep relaxation and in turn aids the body’s own healing process.
Reflexology compliments orthodox medicine and helps with the general aches and pains of getting older, studies have shown the benefits felt in more serious complaints, including:
Before a treatment I will take a detailed case history in order to get a clear picture of the patient’s present and past health and with knowledge of anatomy and physiology will adapt the Reflexology treatment accordingly. Many patients of Reflexology have said that not only do they enjoy the physical benefits but also, being able to talk to their Reflexologist in detail about their health and being listened to.