The fundamental belief behind reflexology is that by understanding how your body operates, then you can take back control of your healing process. Reflexology is the art and science of working specific reflex points known as nerve endings on the hands, feet, and ears to relax the body, improve circulation, reduce and release toxins and impurities from the body, as well as relieve stress. In essence, reflexology stimulates the body’s nervous system to release what's known as endorphins, which are the body's natural pain relievers.Learning how to use the power of touch to assist the body rather than against the body is a key to living pain medication-free. While reflexology is not a cure-all, it works very well in conjunction with other therapies. Today we spoke with Njideka N. Olatunde to learn more.
Dr. Njideka N. Olatunde, the visionary and creative energy behind Focus On Healing Wellness Institute, is an accomplished Naturopath and Master Reflexologist with expertise in the cultural integration of non-traditional health care approaches for mind, body, and emotional wellness. She is a recognized leader, pioneer and motivating authority on the integration of Reflexology with conventional and non-traditional healthcare practices as medication and addictive-free pain relief alternative in addressing the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our communities
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