Because reflexology is an ancient practice, its origin and history is difficult to track. However, reflexology is thought to have been passed down through an oral tradition, and possibly first recorded as a pictograph on the Egyptian tomb of Ankhamor in 2330 BC along with other medical procedures. Reflexology symbols are thought to be recorded on the feet of statues of Buddha in India and later China.
Generally, reflexology is very safe, even for people living with serious health conditions. It is none invasive and conformable to receive, So it maybe worth trying it.
The most amount of clothes you will have to take off is shoe and socks, so where something nice and comfy.
However, you should talk to your doctor first if you have any of the following health issues,
- circulatory problems in the feat
- blood clots or inflammation of your leg veins
- foot ulcers
- Fungal infection, likes athletics foot
- Open wounds
- Thyroid problems
A low platelet count or other blood problems, which can make you bruise and bleed easily
Treatment is very relaxing and sometimes people fall asleep. some points can feel more sensitive or a little painful but please feel free to communicate this with the therapist.
Ask for trained therapist