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Reflexology is a science based on the premise that there are zones and reflex areas in the feet, hands and ears, which correspond to all glands, organs, parts and systems of the body. The physical act of applying pressure using the thumb, finger and hand techniques to these areas results in the reduction of stress which promotes physiological changes in the body.

Everyone benefits from Reflexology. Reflexology helps to normalize all body functions to improve one's health naturally. Reflexology is nature's own method of restoring the body to full efficiency but is not a substitute for medical care. Reflexology is often used as an adjunct treatment to traditional medical care.

Reflexology is becoming one of the fastest growing complementary thereapies in the U.S. Reflexology can help reduce the side effects of many chronic conditions. Many of today's health problems are due in a large part, to stress. We live in a world of constant stress. If left unchecked, stress can produce ill effects - mental, physical, and emotional. Reflexology relaxes the body and helps to combat the negative effects of stress. Reflexology is safe and effective for just about everyone. To find a qualified practitioner in your area, visit our Practitoner Business Listings page. For FAQ's about Reflexology, click here.

Reflexologists do not prescribe or adjust medications, diagnose, or treat for a specific illness. A RACT practitioner will stay within their scope of practice and follow established "Standards of Practice" and adhere to higest professional guidelines as stated in the "Code of Ethics".

The art and science of this gentle, yet powerful non-invasive therapy is not new. Reflexology is rooted in ancient hands-on therapies used by our ancestors - for thousands of years. Ancient cultures of Egypt, India, China, Japan and Europe have left traces of foot work practices. An excellent resource for further study on the history of Reflexology, read - Reflexology: Art, Science & History by Christine Issel, New Frontier Publishing, Sacramento, CA, 1990.