REFLEXOLOGY FOR CATS
This healing modality isn't just for people. It can also do wonders for your feline companion.
f you've ever had reflexology, you know something about its health benefits. But have you ever considered giving it to your kitty? As a cat lover and certified reflexologist, I have long had an interest in how this modality can be applied to our feline friends.
Reflexology is a cross between massage and acupressure. It's based on the theory that the feet, as well as the ears and face of a person or animal, contain a perfect map of the body. In other words, they mirror the body. By using specific finger, thumb and hand techniques to apply pressure in these three areas, you can positively affect the body's glands, organs and structures. Reflexology improves circulation around specific organs as well as overall blood and lymphatic flow, helping with nutrient absorption and waste removal. This in turn has a positive effect on the immune, endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems in the body.1
Guidelines on Complementary Therapies
More people now choose to use complementary therapy when managing their health and well being. There are a wide variety of complementary therapies available. The level of qualification and length of training can vary among practitioners. Because of this, it is important to be sure that you make the right choice.