Reflexology – FAQ

What is Reflexology?

Reflexology is a natural therapeutic method that promotes self-healing power in the body. It helps to alleviate pain, relieve tension and support the body’s function optimally.

How does it work?

Reflexology works with the structures and functions of the human body through touch of the feet. In the reflex zones of the feet all parts and organs of the human body are reflected. When certain reflex zones are stimulated by the therapist’s touch, it affects the corresponding regions in the body. This provides balance and regulates the functions of organs and tissues.

Why choosing Reflexology?

Reflexology is non-invasive. By working with the feet (or hands/ears), issues in the entire is body are addressed. Reflexology is very cost-effective and an effective form of preventive health care. Besides you only have to remove shoes and socks for a treatment which is appealing for many clients.

Is Reflexology covered by insurance?

Yes, Reflexology is covered by some insurances including Manulife, Sun Life, Cooperation or Blue Cross. Please check your individual insurance plan to make sure.

How long is a typical Reflexology session?

One session is usually 40 – 50 minutes long. For children 30 minute treatment is sufficient.

Is my Reflexology Practitioner registered?

Make sure your practitioner is a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist, RCRT. It is a federally trademark designation for approved therapists of RAC, the Reflexology Association of Canada.

What is RAC?

The Reflexology Association of Canada has been in existence since 1976. It is the largest Reflexology association in North America and has members all across Canada. RAC raises awareness of the benefits of reflexology in Canada and globally.

What does RAC provide?

The Reflexology Association of Canada meets a high level of competency through a professional level of training, sets high standards for professional members and offers continued professional development.

What is World Reflexology Week?

WRW takes place annually the last full week of September. It aims to promote Reflexology and its health benefits. Reflexology practitioner around the globe organize events and activities to raise greater public awareness.