A natural healing art, based on the principle that there are zones and reflex areas on the feet and hands which
correspond to all body parts. By applying specific pressures using thumb, finger and hand techniques to these
areas, results in stress reduction and helps to normalize organ function. Reflexology encourages the body to
work naturally to restore its own balance.
Reflexology During Pregnancy
You may be surprised to know that Reflexology can actually help with many common pregnancy ailments such as morning sickness, nausea, stress and anxiety, lack of sleep, fatigue, constipation, sinus congestion, puffy ankles and legs, just to name a few. Reflexology during pregnancy is more common in Europe where women receive it throughout their pregnancy and during labor. Reflexology is safe during pregnancy provided you receive it from a trained and certified Reflexologist. Please don't hesitate to ask your practitioner for appropriate credentials. Please inform your health care provider that you are seeking Reflexology during your pregnancy prior to your first session. The same contraindications for massage apply to Reflexology.
Choose from 60 minute, 90 minute or add on 30 minutes to any session. Eileen will gladly come to your home and she also makes hospital visits Postpartum recovery.
Is Reflexology painful?
NO. Reflexology should not be painful, because primary goal is relaxation. Although some areas may be sensitive and you should inform your practitioner.
What are the benefits of Reflexology?
Many of our health problems can be linked to stress. Reflexology is primarily a relaxation technique. Reflexology can negate the effects of stress while it helps the body relax. Through relaxation the body is able to help itself deal with any problem it may be experiencing.
Can the use of Reflexology guarantee good health?
Reflexology is not a panacea for all ills, nor can it guarantee good health. It certainly can, however be incorporated into an overall healthy lifestyle which includes attention to diet, moderate exercise and different forms of stress reduction.
What does it mean when some areas are sensitive?
Sensitivity is an indicator of where the body is holding tension. It could also be a structural issue or the shoes you have been wearing.
Will Reflexology put me into early labor?
No, Reflexology can actually help you carry to full term.
Can Reflexology help induce labor?
If you need help getting your labor started provided that you are 38+ weeks pregnant and with your DR's approval Reflexology has been shown to help induce labor, reduce duration of labor and even pain during child birth.