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2022-05-09
IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Dear Members,

Please note that due to
an urgent family matter
our office is currently operating
at limited capacity therefore
dealing with your queries
may take a bit more time than usual.

Please be patient. We will be back
at full sails in few weeks.
Thank you for understanding.

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2022-05-01
NEW CPD Courses Added!

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Please check our CPD Courses
listing as we have added few
FANTASTIC courses.

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2022-04-15
Hoppy Easter!!

HAPPY EASTER 2022
TO ALL MEMBERS
AND FRIENDS!!

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Office will be closed on
15th APRIL (GOOD FRIDAY)
&
18th APRIL (EASTER MONDAY)

Our apologies for any
inconvenience this may cause.

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24. What Does the Research Say about Reflexology?


Research studies in the U.S. and around the world indicate possible benefits of reflexology for various conditions, particularly as an intervention to reduce pain, enhance relaxation, and reduce psychological symptoms, such as anxiety and depression. However reviewers of the research have noted that the quality of reflexology studies is mixed and more high-quality research is needed.

What do summaries of the research say?

One large review by Kunz and Kunz (2008) summarized 168 research studies and abstracts from journals and meetings from around the world. Many of these studies originated in peer-reviewed journals in China and Korea. All of the studies had information about the frequency and duration of the reflexology application. Based on the studies they reviewed, Kunz and Kunz concluded that reflexology may:

1.       Have an impact on specific organs (e.g., fMRI readings demonstrated an increase in blood flow to kidneys and to the intestines)

Department of Health and Children

Guidelines on Complementary Therapies

Introduction

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.

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