Your Reflexology Session
At the start of the appointment, Dr. Sligh, will explain the plan of treatment. She will take your complete medical history and will probably ask general questions abut your lifestyle. You will have the opportunity to express any concerns and indicate what you hope to get out of the treatment.
Each session is tailored to the individual, so treatment times will vary, an average session last about 45-60 minutes. At the start of the session, you will remove your shoes and socks and sit in a reclining chair. Dr. Sligh has been trained to analyze your overall health based on your feet, she will examine your feet to get an idea about your physical and mental health, looking for:
Skin conditions: Dr. Sligh will check for dry skin, sweaty skin, puffiness, or cracked skin. These conditions may provide her with information about potential health issues or problems.
Sensitivity: She will also check for areas of sensitivity, tension, or stiffness, which can also provide clues to your health.
Next, Dr. Sligh will warm up your feet, following a variety of steps including:
- Achilles tendon stretch
- Foot rotation
- Ankle loosening
- Foot loosening
- Foot twisting (to warm up the spine)
- Toe pulling and rotation
- Foot wringing
- Arch press
After your feet are warmed with a Photo-Luminescent lamp she begins the foot work. Everyone’s reaction to reflexology is different, your reflexocurist will help you find the most beneficial treatment. Be sure to share your feelings with your reflexocurist. With each appointment your reflexocurist should be be able to detect changes and new issues.
Reflexocurist recommend that after each session you drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol and caffeine. Exercise and a healthy diet will prolong the benefits of each treatment
How often should you go?
When and how often you go to the reflexocurist will vary depending on what you and your reflexocurist decide. At the end of the first session, you should set a course for treatment with your reflexocurist.