It works on all but the cervical spine nearest the base of the skull.
The first session can be uncomfortable. If one is in pain before treatment begins, part of the treatment can be uncomfortable. This quickly passes however, as the stresses are removed from the joints. By the time the course of treatment is completed, most find it relaxing.
Age is not a factor with Reflex Therapy, other than that the handset is designed to span the adult spine and is too large for small children. Generally speaking, mechanical problems of the spine do not plague youngsters, though in special cases, it has been used in a modified manner to correct a problem gently […]
No it is not! though it does incorporate some elements of massage. We have reports of some claiming that the Theraflex System is just a mechanized type of massage but those who suggest this have no first-hand experience with the System and have been misinformed.
Yes, depending on the degree of osteoporosis. Again, each case must be evaluated.
Yes there are a few contra-indications but if there is any doubt, one’s physician should be consulted. Since few American physicians are yet familiar with Reflex Therapy, one should ascertain whether or not one can tolerate something like a vigorous 20 minute massage, lying prone, in which some brief pressure is applied to the spine.
Reflex Therapy treats multiple mechanical problems, gently and uniformly. In fact, if one only feels minor restrictions, a few sessions can restore much of one’s youthful mobility. In our society we are led to believe that stiffness and back pain are inevitable. While there is a certain amount of attrition to the spine and indeed, […]
Many patients have had a variety of therapies and treatments before Reflex Therapy. They do not preclude a patient from receiving successful Reflex Therapy.
One should undergo a thorough examination by a physician following any serious injury. Even though the pain will decrease somewhat after an incident, patients often find that problems linger. Provided the nature of the injury does not preclude treatment, it can be done after 2-6 weeks. Each case will be evaluated individually. Q: What if […]
Usually it is pain that lasts more than 6 months after the original injury.