Modern reflexology was pioneered in the late 1930s by Eunice Ingham, who using
'zone therapy' showed that the reflexes on the feet mirrored the whole human
HOW IT WORKS
Reflexologists believe that when the body is ill, injured or stressed, vital energy nerve pathways are blocked preventing it from functioning optimally. It is thought that reflexology helps to unblock these pathways by ridding the body of toxins and improving circulation.
Many GPs now refer patients for reflexology as a complementary therapy to conventional medicine.