Zone Theropy

Charting or dividing the body conceptually into sections helps us understand how each section works.

Zone Theropy

Imagine your body tattooed with pin stripes that run the length of your body from your toes on up to the top of your head, as illustrated in the following figure.

These pin stripes are your zones. Working with these lines, and with points along the lines, is known as zone therapy.

Reflexology Breakdown

  • What Is Reflexology? What Is Reflexology?

     

    Reflexology is a science, a therapy, and a philosophy.

    Let's start out by going over the basic definition of reflexology so we can get into the good stuff quickly!

    Broken down into its basic parts, the word reflexology is made up of “reflex,” in this case meaning one part reflecting another part, and “ology,” meaning the study of.

    Reflexology is commonly explained as the scientific theory that maps out the reflexes on the feet and hands to all the organs and the rest of the body.

    In other words, certain spots on the feet and hands have an energy connection to other parts of your body.

    By applying acupressure and massage-like techniques to the feet and hands you will positively affect all other body parts.

    Although they share some similarities, acupressure, massage, and reflexology are all distinctly separate therapies from each other.

    Reflexology is commonly explained as the scientific theory that maps out the reflexes on the feet and hands to all the organs and the rest of the body.

  • Your Body & Health

    Face it: Life is stressful. Just going through your normal daily routine can often leave you frazzled & out of balance.

    And, if you’re like most people, you also have to cope with your share of aches and pains, ranging from those mild-yet-irritating annoyances to the big-time, all-consuming pains. Wouldn’t it be great if you could wave a magic wand to restore balance and harmony to your life and to help alleviate some of those aches and pains? Well, in a way, you can. Only instead of a magic wand, you use your own two hands (or someone else’s). That’s all it takes to unleash the healing power you have inside you — power that you can put to good use through the tech- niques of acupressure and reflexology. .

  • Modern reflexology
    Modern reflexology

    The pioneers were Dr William Fitzgerald was one of the pioneers of modern reflexology.

    An American laryngologist who carried out his most significant work in the early 1900s, he had been aware that Native Americans were using techniques of pressure-point therapy to relieve pain.

    He also found that there was a lot of research developing in Europe on the functioning of the nervous system and the effects of stimulation of the sensory pathways on the

  • It's a Healing Foot

    Reflexology is a natural way to stimulate healing in the body, and a healthy body is a body that feels good. Many folks have been amazed at the instant relief they have had from just a few minutes of deep pressure on the feet and/or hands. Since the hands are usually accessible, you can work on yourself almost any time—in meetings, riding in a car (not if you're driving, please), watching a movie, getting your teeth cleaned—or virtually anywhere you have both hands free.

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  • Roots of Reflexology

    The very roots of reflexology and its relationship with healthcare and astrology are believed to date back to ancient Egypt, where astrologer/physicions looked towards the stars to provide a theoretical basis on which to treat patients.

    Ancient Egypt The oldest documentation depicting the practice of reflexology was discovered in the tomb of an Egyptian physician called Ankmahor, dated around 2500 BCE.

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  • Medication

    Reflexology can help to balance out   the bodily systems, but it cannot replace conventional medicine

    (although I have known clients needs for medication to go in some cases)

    simply because the body repaired itself so well during treatment and through their own determination through diet and lifestyle changes.

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