Cancer Care Reflexology
Cancer care reflexology Oncology focuses and is based on the principle that reflex points on the soles, tops, and sides of the feet correspond to different areas of the body. In this way, the feet can be seen as a map of the body. By applying specialised massage techniques to specific reflex points – using the thumbs, fingers, and knuckles the aim of a cancer care reflexology oncology treatment is to help restore balance to the body naturally and improve the client’s general well-being.
- Cancer care reflexology treatments are available in my specially designed therapy room in Arklow, County Wicklow . Why not contact me today on 087 9981742 to make an appointment.
what to expect
Your therapist will start with a full consultation, asking various questions about your health and lifestyle, to ensure reflexology is right for you.
For the treatment itself, you will remain fully clothed, simply removing your shoes and socks. You’ll be invited to relax on a treatment couch, The therapist will gently cleanse your feet before applying a fine powder, cream or oil, to help provide a free-flowing treatment, and then start gently massaging and stretching your feet and ankles.
As the treatment progresses, a variety of different reflexology techniques will be used to work the reflex points on each foot, including a caterpillar-like movement called thumb walking. The areas treated and pressure applied will be adapted to suit your individual needs.
benefits of Cancer care Reflexology
Cancer care reflexology oncology can help to relieve anxiety and tension, encourage relaxation, improve mood and aid sleep, though some people use it to help them cope with more specific health challenges. Reflexology is often used alongside conventional care in hospices, hospitals, and other healthcare settings, to help support patients with a variety of conditions
Treatment generally lasts for 45 minutes to an hour, though shorter reflexology sessions may be more appropriate in some instances.
45 mins to 1 hour appointment
Reflexology should not be used in place of conventional medical care. Always consult a GP or other health professional for medical attention and advice.
Choosing a therapist: It is important to choose a qualified therapist who has undertaken the necessary training to understand the theory and practice of this particular therapy.