Alternative Therapy: The original Medicine
Updated: Dec 24, 2019
There is something to be said about a treatment that has been around, working without
flaw for thousands of years. Massage and Reflexology have been used to treat aliments
of all kinds, from illness to injury, and as preventative care routines by the Ancient
Egyptians and Chinese.
Reflexology uses your body’s own healing process when the certified reflexologist
provides this precise, therapeutic foot massage. The Therapist applies pressure to
specific reflex points, that correspond to all organs & systems of your body.
These holistic/alternative modalities have been proven successful in research studies
and by standing the test of time. “Alternative/Holistic medicine” predated modern
medicine by thousands of years! So, when you are deciding if you want to “spend
money on yourself” think of it as putting it into preventative care/alternative medicine.
There are many benefits to Massage Therapy. To name a few: it improves circulation,
lowers high blood pressure, manages stress, decreases pain from headaches & joint
Reflexology helps heal and lessen recovery time after surgery, balance hormones, clear
congestion, improve sleep, manage pain & used with cancer patients to control side
effects of chemotherapy.
Check out this study published by Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
“It just snowballs into wonderful things,” adds Mathay LMT. “When reflexology helps
with relaxation or helps with one symptom, it seems to also help improve the other
So keep up your self-care to live your best life, and remember, you live your entire life in
this body, if you don’t take care of it, how can it take care of you?
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