Reflexology is an alternative and complementary treatment method that uses pressure on specific points on the hands and more often on the soles at places which correspond to all parts of the body.
Reflexology is a safe method that can be applied throughout the maternity period before conception up to childbirth, aiming to create optimal physical and emotional conditions in women.
The benefits of reflexology in maternity period are numerous:
Before conception helps the nervous, endocrine, circulatory and reproductive system.
In pregnancy according to the quarter in which the woman can help to symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, constipation, anxiety, changes in appetite, pain in the back and waist, morning sickness and dizziness, leg swelling (contraindicated in cases preeclampsia).
Parturition can be applied both to provide relaxation between contractions and to help in the evolution of childbirth, stimulating the endocrine system and enhancing ekrysi oxytocin.
In puerperium can help by decongesting the lymphatic system problems such as eg mastitis or clogged pores, while helping the mother to relax and devote time and to herself.
Sessions with reflexologist Despina Papavasileiou every Wednesday by appointment.