December 21, 2017

Foot cramps are extremely common and can occur at any time, whether during exercise and activity, or during rest and sleep. Even the slightest movement, like pointing a toe (which shortens the muscle in the arch) can trigger a cramp.

Causes

The exact cause of foot cramps...

December 1, 2017

As a Reflexologist, clients come to me with a variety of health issues, the latest being rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This prompted me to learn more about this condition, as well as the difference between RA and osteoarthritis (OA).

Simply stated, OA is caused by continue...

November 13, 2017

I’ve mentioned previously that one of the benefits of reflexology is that it improves oxygen saturation levels. What exactly does this mean, and what is the importance of good oxygen saturation levels?

Your blood oxygen level is a measure of how much oxygen your red blo...

September 25, 2017

Circulation is the most important factor to keeping the body functioning by delivering oxygen and nutrients to the cells, and removing waste. If circulation is poor, toxins accumulate at the nerve endings in our hands and feet where the transfer is made from the arteri...

May 25, 2017

Are you someone who uses drugs as a last resort? I know that I am! If my back is aching, I’ll take my thumb and reflex my low back reflex, and then I’ll stretch out the muscles with a nice spinal twist or downward dog before ever reaching for an Advil! I am convinced t...

April 20, 2017

I’ve had a couple of people contact me recently asking if reflexology can help with peripheral neuropathy, so I thought that it would be a good topic to address. Before jumping into how reflexology is beneficial for persons with this condition, it makes sense to first...

April 12, 2017

"Healthy skin

is a reflection

of overall wellness"

Howard Murad, MD

Our faces tell the story of the amount of tension, worry, and stress in our lives. We all know people who wear years of stress in wrinkles between the eyes or across the forehead. Maybe you’ve experienced...

April 5, 2017

Stress shows up in our bodies in many different forms. It shows up physically, psychologically, and/or behaviorally so gradually, that before we know it we are in pain, depressed, ill, or have a myriad of other symptoms that leave us feeling just plain "blah".  If you'...

March 2, 2017

Reflexology is much more than a relaxing "foot rub"! While one of the main benefits of reflexology is relaxation, I think that people often underestimate the benefits of this type of bodywork. The relaxed state achieved during a reflexology session is called the alpha...