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8. Please note the following: Reflexologists do not:

Diagnose a condition. Prognosticate (predict future conditions) Prescribe, adjust, change or discontinue any medications, vitamins or herbal supplements

7. What credentials should I look for so I find a qualified practitioner?

The RAI web site lists members throughout Illinois who are qualified to practice reflexology. Refer to our list of practitioners and/or ask the following questions: What school the practitioner attend

6. Are there any conditions when having reflexology is not a good idea?

RAI recommends the guidelines of The American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) regarding precautions or contraindications for reflexology. They include, but are not limited to the following:

5. What should I expect during a session?

Sessions vary in length per practitioner. You will remain fully clothed with feet or hands exposed. You may feel a deep state of relaxation. Some people drift into sleep. Reflexology should not be pai

4. Who should receive a reflexology session?

Reflexology is appropriate for most of the population. Some contraindications may apply (See contraindications # 6 below). Children should be accompanied by a parent. Children and senior citizens may

3. What are the benefits of reflexology?

Research has demonstrated reflexology can elicit deep relaxation which may promote normalization of heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and blood cortisol levels (fight or flight hormones).

2. How does reflexology work?

In theory, reflex points on the hands, feet and ears correspond to all the organs, glands, muscles and bones in the body and represent a mirror image of the human body in its entirety. Guided by maps

1. What is reflexology?

The National Institutes of Health (2008) recognizes Reflexology as a non-invasive bodybased discipline that is based on the principal that the human body is self-regulating and has an innate healing a