Let’s get you ready for your first appointment with your reflexologist. Take time to go through the things you need to know beforehand, and what to expect during the course of your visit.
First off, you might want to arrive 5 -10 minutes earlier as there are three (3) things you need to do:
- Fill out medical history and personal information.
- Bring all related medical report regarding your health concern
- Bring a list of medication and/or supplements that you take.
After that, you may now proceed for your consultation. It is imperative that you do it for you to be guided if the treatment you are going to receive is the best for you. These are the things needed to be done:
- Discuss about your specific health concern.
- As you share about your concern, the practitioner evaluates, based from your medical history, to ensure if you are a good candidate to receive reflexology treatment.
- All medical reports – X –Rays, CT scans, MRI, blood work, needs to be examined, discussed and further checked if such current information is within the patient’s awareness. This is to ensure that the patient has a clear picture and a full grasp of what is going on in his/her body.
- If the practitioner finds an imbalance in alignment, he/she has to perform posture test and muscle palpitation.
- The patient is free to ask as many questions as he/she could muster regarding health issues.
- After such procedures, the reflexologist gives advice based on health concern and from the information provided , suggestions on self help on areas like exercise, nutrition, acupressure points, herbal etc are given.
- The practitioner comes up with a tailor-made treatment plan that suits your particular need, goal and lifestyle.
You can carry on receiving your first treatment given all conditions and preparations have been satisfactorily achieved.
The reflexologist will now commence the session. Here are few things to observe:
- Examination on feet and all nerve endings for general health and the degree of severity in areas that causes problems.
- The practitioner further helps the patient with the acute symptoms where the patient is suffering from.
- The reflexologist will test how well your bodies will response to treatment and continues until your body reaches an optimum level.
After the treatment, the practitioner may recommend you to drink water, rest if necessary and pay attention to your body for the next few hours.
Keeping these things in mind will lessen your worry and boost a positive anticipation in the view of the incremental steps being followed – leading to the fullness of your health.