Noel L. Shaw, D.C., C.C.S.P.
Certified Chiropractic Sports & Injury Physician
Family Chiropractic Chiropractic for Kids!
Auto, Work, & Sports Injuries
1101 North Wilmot Rd. Suite 229 Tucson, AZ 85712
What is Reflexology?
For centuries, oriental medical study has held the view that due to gravity, toxins go downwards in the body and accumulate from the tips of the toes to the ankles. Toxins tend to sink to the lower part of the body during the day, accumulating around the feet. Since the feet are at the most distant from the heart, the heart has a difficult time pumping blood and accumulated toxins back out to the kidneys, lungs, liver and the skin for detoxifying the body. Poor blood circulation brings many problems including the accumulation of fluids and toxins in the area around the ankles and feet, called edema. Oriental medicine understands that toxic accumulation leads to many degenerative diseases and aging.
Foot Reflexology is an ancient natural therapy which utilizes energy zones on the feet to provide relief for a variety of illnesses as well as to energize the body system. Foot Reflexology has been practiced for several thousands of years in China, Egypt and even today, remains a popular and common therapy in Japan, Taiwan, and Asia. It is also rapidly becoming popular, for its often amazing health benefits, in other parts of the world, including Europe, Middle East, Australia and the US.