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Do you find that a lot of people think that anyone rubbing on a foot is performing reflexology?
Jane Brady wrote:It's very detoxifing, especially if you use a firm pressure.
Sharon wrote:I would also agree that it does not always require firm pressure- depends on the feet sometimes too- for effective results. In 2003, during my practical final exam- the proctor (a lovely Irish woman in her 70's) stood over my shoulder and whispered ' Your technique is perfect my dear, but you will blow your thumbs soon using that much pressure!' She said it with a twinkle in her eye, and I will not forget it soon. I have since eased my pressure a bit, if only to keep my thumbs, and have not noticed any difference in tx results.
Qiwalker wrote:but still there are times when I just barely brush over an area and the client writhes in pain.
Jane Brady wrote:Reflexology is so diferent that a foot massage!
It's very detoxifing, especially if you use a firm pressure.
jennifersullivan wrote:But I thought reflexology and foot massage therapy were more or less the same!!
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