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The Reasons for Reflexology

Reflexology in its inception, was conceived as a means to control, manage and alleviate temporary and chronic pain. As it evolved, it was also found to relieve signs and symptoms of a variety of common ailments. If you look at modern reflexology charts today …

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In love with massage therapy, or massage therapist?

The massage therapist/client relationship is a very intimate one, even more than the doctor/patient one in most cases. There is partial nudity and prolonged touch which can sometimes bring about some confusing feelings and emotions from a client and occasionally the massage therapist as well…

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The Roots Of Reflexology

The origins of reflexology date back to the earliest of civilizations. Ancient Egyptian, Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan texts and charts, thousands of years old, depict various methods of acupressure massage on the soles of feet. There are even Native American oral traditions that speak of massaging feet, hands and …

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The many worlds of massage therapy

In the 15 years that I have been a massage therapist, I have seen many changes in the profession. When I began, there were a handful of different styles of massage. Today there are well over 200 different styles and approaches involving massage. This can be very confusing to the average massage consumer…

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Reflexology Benefits

Reflexology Benefits

Health October 27, 2011

The application of pressure to the hands and feet specifically using the hand and finger technique is defined as reflexology.  This massage therapy is based on a system of reflex and zone regions that reflect an image of the body on the hands and feet with the idea that... Read more