Reflexology is an old practice which involves using fingers and thumbs to exert pressure on specific points on the feet. It is said that particular points on the feet correspond to different points on the body. Reflexology practitioners try to relieve pain using these points on the feet.
The practice has many benefits including the reduction of stress which cause inflammation, improving blood circulation, balances adrenal glands and releases endorphins which is the body’s natural painkiller.
There have not been many detailed studies of the reflexology benefits has for arthritis patients in the Bowmanville. The studies prove that reflexology is a great way to relieve pain cause by arthritis; the treatment itself has not been proven to cure arthritis. Arthritis patients can gain maximum benefits by coupling this treatment with other arthritis treatments such as exercise, heat therapy or pain relief medications.
Reflexology in Bowmanville can relax your whole body and give you a sense of calm. Stress is something that everyone has to face but how we manage the stress is what makes all the difference. Stress can lead to a number of health issues, like pain and body ache, if not handled well. Reflexology can help you cope with stress better, a higher level of stress hormones leads to negative reaction in different parts of the body. When the stress is reduced then the pain associated with arthritis can also be relieved.