Here is our pick for the top venues offering Foot Reflexology in Perth .
When it comes to healing and re-energising the body, head straight for the feet - they're not just there to be walked on. With many more nerve endings than other parts of the body, our feet can be used to treat the whole body and a huge range of ailments.
Foot reflexology is favoured by all sorts of people from royalty to rock stars. Even the heavy metal band Metallica takes a reflexologist on tour with them, saying treatment gives them the stamina they need to keep performing.
Whilst it's a good idea to check with your doctor first, foot reflexology in Perth is pretty much suitable for anyone. Over time it's been shown to help with everything from anxiety and asthma to heart disease and diabetes.
Over in Denmark, local government departments and businesses have made been making foot reflexology available to employees since the 1990s. As a result, employees are happier and the number of sick days has dropped.
There's no doubting the fact that foot reflexology is growing in popularity and becoming more accepted in mainstream medicine. That's only taken a few thousand years to achieve! Reflexology is one of the most ancient healing techniques, used extensively throughout the Eastern world.
Foot reflexology probably didn't arrive in the Western world until 1913, when ear, nose and throat specialist William H Fitzgerald brought it to the USA. He used it claiming it had an anaesthetic effect on areas of the body.
The term 'zone therapy' was coined by physiotherapist and nurse Eunice Ingham in the 1940s. She believed areas on the feet could be used to treat major organs and other parts of the body.
These days there are thousands of qualified reflexologists in Australia and treatment may even be covered by your health cover. To find the best foot reflexology in Perth search the Bookwell directory.