Reflexology (Foot Massage)

Reflexology machine sessions now available to northern oakland county residents

The benefits of reflexology (or foot massage) include: cleansing the body of toxins, boosting the immune system, increasing circulation, promoting healing and balancing energy.

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When coming home after a day of work or play with tired, achy feet, there is no better feeling of relaxation than the MedMassager foot unit. Your feet will feel refreshed and ready for the rest of your day.

Ergonomically designed to be used on the floor while sitting on a chair, our MedMassager is angled as to be most comfortable while receiving the maximum possible therapeutic benefit.

The MedMassager provides a combination of shiatsu and reflexology therapy massages to let you enjoy a soothing human-like massage to address calf pain and restless leg syndrome, plantar fasciitis, heel/bone spurs, diabetes and neuropathy.

With its kneading and rolling nodes perfectly set, this machine delivers great results as it improves blood circulation and relieves tired legs and feet. It has an ergonomic foot shape design and nerve points for optimizing relaxation and activating the joints on the feet.

With the machine’s reflexology and shiatsu massage actions, it applies acupressure massage to reduce the pain, numbness or tightness on your feet.

The vibrations and dual-functionality of MedMassager MMF07 is the newest 11-speed model with 4,000 RPM speed.

Select your ideal speed setting! With a low speed of only 1,000 RPM and variable speeds up to 4,000 RPM, the new MMF07 has a speed setting for everyone’s foot sensitivity. Our foot massager has helped thousands of patients over the years to regain mobility and ease pain in the feet and lower extremities

Because of the incredible increase of oxygenated blood flow to these areas, muscles and tendons relax and you will experience an overall feeling of well being. Clinicians report that they use the Medmassager Foot unit for stimulating local circulation, easing muscle tension and alleviating joint pain and swelling.

About Reflexology

 

Reflexology, also known as zone therapy, is an alternative medicine involving application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion.

It is based on a pseudo-scientific system of zones and reflex areas that purportedly reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands, with the premise that such work effects a physical change to the body.

Beyond the feel-good effects of the treatment, the practice and purpose go deeper than the skin and muscles by taking specific reflex points on the foot to induce a healing response in corresponding organs and areas of the body, as seen in the chart (shown below). Kneading the soft fleshy ball of the foot, pulling on the toes, tracing around the heel and pushing deep into the arch are just a few of the many small, intense movements you’ll experience during a reflexology treatment.

Addressing anything from headaches to sinus problems to stomach issues, if sensitivity or tenderness is experienced when certain areas of the foot are stimulated, it usually indicates bodily weaknesses or imbalances within the corresponding organ.

With repeated practice of applying pressure and manipulating nerve endings (traditionally in the foot), reflexology can help to clear any channels of blocked energy through moving the flow of blood, nutrients and nerve impulses to ultimately improve overall health and balance. In addition to manipulating the pressure points on the foot, reflexologists sometimes work on the hands or ears to trigger relaxation as well.