Reflexology for Digestive Health

Reflexology for Digestive Health

Validated by IPTI - (Independent Professional Therapists International)
3cpd points

Malfunctions of the digestive system have a direct affect on our entire general health, which if left untreated can lead to more chronic problems. Digestive problems are increasing in the modern world, particularly in the West.

In UK we spend billions of pounds on over-the-counter and prescription medication hoping to relieve digestive problems. Symptoms can come in the form of constipation, diarrhoea, gas, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome, and other common complaints of a digestive nature. Untreated, digestive disorders may affect one`s quality of life, immune system, social well-being, and job productivity. On the other hand, the side-effects of steroid medications and other drugs used to treat digestive problems are very hard on the body.

There are ways to address the underlying factors that contribute to the problem without the use of drugs. Research offers evidence that Reflexology, for example, can be very effective in treating digestive conditions.

In this workshop we learn about what the problems are and what may cause them, and about how reflexology can be used to aid your client’s digestive health, leading to overall good general health and well being.

Course Details

During the workshop the following subject areas will be covered:

~ Anatomy & physiology of the abdominal cavity:

  • Digestive and accessory organs

~Common pathology of the digestive system:

  • IBS
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diverticulitis
  • Crohn’s disease, etc.

~ Contraindications and contra-actions to treatment:

~ Reflexology treatments for digestive health:

  • how to adapt your treatment to suit your client’s needs

Who Can Attend?

You must be a qualified reflexologist to attend this workshop. This workshop is for reflexologists who would like to add a new dimension to their therapy and who may wish to specialise in this particular area of Reflexology.

Recognition by Professional Associations

Validated by IPTI – (Independent Professional Therapists International) and widely accepted by most Professional Bodies

More Information

Please note: The workshop will be largely practical in content and students will be required to wear appropriate workwear for the duration of the course.

Duration: 3 hours

Course fees include:
~ All class tuition
~ A comprehensive course manual
~ An MSCM Certificate of Attendance for your professional portfolio
~ 3 cpd points

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Course Dates

Please note - all deposits and course fees are non-refundable.

All transfers are at the discretion of the school and would be subject to an administrative charge of £25.00 (+VAT)

December 2020 - Friday - 10am - 1pm

Cost: £50.00 (+VAT)

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