Reflexology for Fertility
If you’re looking specifically for fertility reflexology in Limerick, Sinéad Cleary, qualified reflexologist at Mid West Physiotherapy, specialises in this area. Sinéad is also a registered general nurse and combines her medical expertise and clinical experience to deliver tailored, high-quality and compassionate reflexology treatments.
One in six couples will experience fertility issues therefore there is a need for support during this challenging and difficult time. For women, the causes of infertility can be due to polycystic ovaries, endometriosis, underactive thyroid, to name but a few. Many fertility issues are unexplained; factors such as age, weight, diet, smoking, alcohol intake, activity and stress can all affect fertility.
Reflexology can be a helpful support on your journey to conception for both men and women. Reflexology is a natural holistic therapy which is gentle, safe, non-invasive and drug-free; it aims to induce relaxation and re-balance the body’s energy pathways.
How can fertility reflexology boost fertility?
The feet are a mirror of the body and every organ and system are mapped on the foot. The therapist uses both gentle and firm pressure on the foot, focusing mainly on the endocrine and reproductive systems. Reflexology aims to unblock energy pathways in the body by using these skillful manipulations. Reflexology is a very calming process and very effective for reducing stress and anxiety, which may be helpful in preparing for conception.
How many treatments are recommended?
Sinéad will work with you to determine what the best course of treatment is for you. It is usually recommended to attend for a session prior to ovulation and, if undergoing fertility treatment, following implantation to boost fertility hormones. You will be supported and encouraged to monitor the body’s natural menstrual cycle, monitoring body temperature, monitoring ovulation and making lifestyle changes to improve the quality of the egg, or sperm in the case of men. Most importantly, it is vital to record any changes in these throughout the cycle.
How successful is fertility reflexology?
Reflexology is a complementary therapy and not a replacement for conventional medicine. It has been practiced for thousands of years in the belief that it balances the energy systems of the body, and there is evidence that it helps people to relax and cope with stress and anxiety, whilst also lifting mood and giving a feeling of well-being. These factors can play an important role in reproductive health.
Can I claim back the cost of reflexology treatment?
Some health insurers provide cover for reflexology treatments. The level of cover depends on your policy. It’s advisable to check this with your provider in advance. You will receive a receipt at the end of each reflexology session which you can submit with your claim.
Booking and enquiries
For expert, compassionate and tailored fertility reflexology in Limerick, Sinéad Cleary is here to look after you. You can book an appointment with Sinéad through online booking system. You can also ring our clinic on 061-201444 or contact us through this website.