Reflexology refers to an alternative medical practice that involves the use of pressure on the feet along with the hands through the special use of the finger, thumb as well as hand manipulation strategies without using lotion or oil. The technique is based on a system of reflex and feet locations that allegedly portray the image of a body on the feet and hands, and this often results in an improved sense of well-being and physical changes in the body as well. This type of contemporary medicinal practice had been practiced since prehistoric times and has myriad benefits for the human body.
Simply put, foot reflexology Singapore refers to the specific manipulation or pressing of specific areas of the foot such that it can produce a positive side effect elsewhere on the same body. In most cases, people often have various energy field running through their bodies, otherwise as referred to as the Qi or life force. Reflexology & Massage in Orchard helps target these areas, and various medical practitioners believe that this technique can be used to mitigate complications such as stress sand pain that occur in our day to day lives.
It’s important to note that the pressure that occurs in the various locations in the feet may transport signals that balance the nervous system or perhaps leads to the release of feel-good hormones in the blood such as endorphins that helps to reduce the effects of stress and reduces cortisol levels as well.
Besides that, reflexologists have also pointed out that being able to manipulate one’s energy Qi is an important skill that requires the special manipulation of the user’s hands.
Overall, while there might be a lack of sufficient scientific evidence into the benefits of reflexology, practitioners have shown time and again that this medical technique has many benefits for both the physical and mental health.