Stimulate Your Body's Healing System
Helps readers learn how to stimulate the reflex points on their hands to clear the energy flow around their bodies and treat common ailments. This book also helps readers learn to balance and detoxify the body's systems, fight stress and improve general wellbeing.
Introduction. Includes: Why reflexology?. Why hand reflexology?. Why is reflexology so popular?. Who can reflexology help?, History of reflexology. Modern reflexology. Clinical evidence. How does reflexology work?. Includes: The theories behind reflexology. Hand Reflexology and the hand. Cross-reflexes. Anatomy and physiology of the body. A hand reflexology session. Includes: Things to bear in mind. Preparation. Opening moves. Closing moves. Basic techniques. Treating common conditions. Treating yourself: 10-minute treatments Includes: Head. Ear, nose and throat. Neck and shoulder. Hand and wrist. Respiratory. Digestive. Urinary. Reproductive. Balancing the body systems. Treating others: 10-minute treatments. Includes: Skin conditions. Musculo-skeletal system. Circulatory system. Immune system. Nervous system. Endocrine system. Respiratory system. Digestive system. Urinary system. Reproductive system. Specialized reflexology. Treating yourself and others: 15-minute treatments. Includes: Pregnancy, weeks 14 --36. Pregnancy, weeks 37 --40. Babies. Young children. Menopause. Golden years. Terminal illness. Coping with stress. Counteracting the effects of stress. Emotional well-being. Absorbing nutrients and detoxification. Index. Acknowledgements.