Comparison of Reflexology and Reiki to Massage
In our field, we have often that reiki and reflexology is often confused with massage. Please see the definitions below to learn the differences between them all.
Reflexology: is a scientific art based on the premise that there are zones and reflex areas in the feet and hands which correspond to all body parts. The physical act of applying specific pressures using thumb, finger and hand techniques, results in stress reduction which cause a physiological change in the body.
The purpose includes but is not limited to stress and tension relief, improved blood flow – promoting the release of blocked nerve impulses, and helping nature achieve balanced within the body. It works on many levels including physical, mental, spiritual and emotional.
Reiki: is a non-invasive healing method that promotes relaxation, enhances the body’s natural healing abilities, and fosters mental, emotion and spiritual well-being.
Reiki seeks to restore order to the body whose energy has been unbalanced. The healing energy of reiki can be used to provide relief from conditions such as fatigue, pain, anxiety, anxiety, negative side effects of treatments and medications, joint problems and other ailments.
Massage: is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity.