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Reflexology

Reflexology

What is Reflexology?

There is evidence that Reflexology dates back to ancient Egypt (2,330 BC). It is a Science that deals with the principle that there are reflex areas in the feet and the hands, which correspond to all parts of the body

Pressure on these reflex areas will aim to restore and maintain fine-tuning of the delicate 'body machine'. This can be achieved through improvement of the blood supply, stimulation of the nerve impulses and relief from tension and stress

How does it work?

A fine-tuned 'body machine' will work at full capacity and put out maximum energy. 'Toxins' are not only absorbed in the bloodstream, from the environment and foods, but are created, all the time, by the body itself

Regular Reflexology treatments can support continuous removal of these detrimental substances by improving circulation in all body systems

How can reflexology help me?

Reflexology can be used to help restore and maintain the body’s natural equilibrium. This gentle therapy encourages the body to work naturally to restore its own healthy balance

Many people use reflexology as a way of relaxing the mind and body and counteracting stress. With the ever-increasing levels of stress, it is important people take more responsibility for their own health care needs

Reflexology can help us cope on a physical, mental and emotional level thereby encouraging us to maintain health in all areas of our lives

The Treatment

On the first visit, your reflexology practitioner will complete a health questionnaire reviewing your health history and lifestyle

You will then be asked to remove footwear and to recline on a couch. The reflexology practitioner will then use their hands to apply gentle pressure to the feet, the aim being to detect subtle changes in specific points on the feet, and by working on these points may affect the corresponding organ or system of the body

A treatment session usually lasts for about one hour. A course of treatment may be recommended depending on your body’s needs.

Maggie Thorpe

Maggie Thorpe MA HEd mBANT CNHC MAR

Maggie is an experienced and professionally qualified nutritionist and nutritional therapy practitioner registered with BANT and the CNHC. She works in private clinical practice, teaches and lectures on all aspects of nutrition and healthy eating, and provides nutrition consultancy. She is also a registered reflexologist and a qualified college and university lecturer registered with the HEA

Professional Registrations

BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy) www.bant.org.uk

CNHC (Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council) www.cnhc.org.uk

Fellow of HEA (Higher Education Academy)

AOR (Association of Reflexologists) www.aor.org.uk


Maggie may be contacted by:

Telephone: 07711 182175

Email: maggie@ftnutrition.co.uk or maggiethorpeftn@gmail.com

Website - please also see my profile on Nutritionist Resource for more details:www.ftnutrition.co.uk

Practitioners can also be contacted at the New Street main contact number: 01403 271129

Cost

Initial consultation (1hr 20mins): £80.00

Follow-up consultations (1 hour): £60.00

Reflexology treatment (1 hour): £45.00

Hours

Clinic hours: Wednesdays 1.30pm - 6.30pm

Other days/times available on request