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Reflexology for Foot Care Specialists


Reflexology for Foot Care Specialists

Reflexology is a complementary therapy involving the treatment of various disorders by applying pressure to certain points on the feet. Precise areas of the feet relate to particular parts of the body. The whole body can be treated via these points, which are called 'reflex areas'. Although hand reflexology is also done, this course concentrates on foot reflexology.

Treatment by the therapist involves applying pressure to the precise reflex point with the thumb or the fingers. In doing this, different sensations will be felt by the person receiving treatments. These feelings which the client experiences can then be interpreted by the therapist, as indicating which parts of the body are working well and which are not.

Meridians and the theory of the five elements

Overview of the systems of the body

How nutrition affects our health

Initial client contact

Hand reflexology

Case histories of reflexology treatments

Anatomy of the subtle body and the effects of stress

Health and safety

Zones of the body

Mapping the feet

The treatment process

Starting your own practice


Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Professional Membership

This qualification has been fully accredited by the R.F.H.P for 20 CPD points.

The RFHP is a non-profit professional association for Foot Health Practitioners, who places practitioners on a register, making the public aware that the practitioner is trained to a high standard.

The RFHP campaigns for, promotes and supports those who work and practice in the Foot Health Practitioner Industry.


There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

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