Chicago Chiropractic Center

Anne Gordon


Reflexology, a systematic practice that involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet and hands, has been gaining recognition for its potential benefits in managing various health conditions. At the Chicago Chiropractic Center, we’ve integrated reflexology into our holistic approach to care, recognizing its ability to complement conventional treatments and enhance overall well-being.

Reflexology has been used for over 60 years, with a growing body of scientific and clinical research supporting its positive effects in reducing and alleviating symptoms associated with certain diseases. It’s particularly noted for its ability to improve blood and energy circulation, promote relaxation, and maintain homeostasis without causing harmful effects, provided certain precautions are taken by patients with specific medical conditions. 

Our center offers reflexology sessions as part of our comprehensive care plan, focusing on the principles of reflex zone therapy. This approach divides the body into ten longitudinal zones, with each zone corresponding to specific areas of the body. By applying pressure to these zones, we aim to stimulate the sensors on the feet and hands, thereby improving the health of related parts of the body.

Reflexology sessions at our center are enhanced by additional elements such as aromatherapy, peaceful music, and a conducive environment setting. We employ both the Ingham method and the Rwo Shur method, depending on the patient’s needs and preferences. These methods are internationally accepted and have been shown to be effective in managing a range of conditions, from low back pain to migraines and headaches 1.

Research has confirmed the efficacy of reflexology in managing pain, with studies showing significant reductions in pain levels among patients with back pain and migraines. Reflexology has also been found to be effective in managing symptoms of diseases such as multiple sclerosis and diabetic neuropathy, further supporting its role as a complementary therapy 

At the Chicago Chiropractic Center, we believe in the power of reflexology to improve body health on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. Our approach is to provide a safe, non-invasive therapy that complements conventional treatments, helping patients maintain their dexterity and locomotion ability, reduce pain, and promote relaxation. We also use reflexology as a preventive measure against illness and to aid in the recovery process from injuries.

Incorporating reflexology into our practice aligns with our commitment to providing holistic care that addresses the root causes of health issues. We encourage patients to explore this therapy as a complement to their chiropractic care, offering a pathway to improved well-being and a healthier lifestyle.

For more information on how reflexology can benefit you or to schedule a session at the Chicago Chiropractic Center, please contact us today.


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