Patricia Lavelle MAR FHP CNHC Foot Health Treatments & Holistic Foot Therapies for Dumfries & Galloway



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Patricia Lavelle Dip MAR Dip FH CNHC
Professional Foot Health Treatments and Holistic Foot Therapies for Dumfries and Galloway

It all starts from the ground up. Your feet might not seem like significant contributors to your overall health. However, when it comes to the external aspects of your body, there is no harder working part than your feet. They keep you moving, and if you take proper care of them, your feet will prevent back knee and hip pain.



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Good foot health really matters. It can reduce pain; improve confidence, mobility, quality of life and independence with the potential to prevent more serious health problems. Healthy feet allow you to remain physically active, which in turn improves emotional health and vitality. Your health rests on them.

Domiciliary and Clinic appointments available



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Foot Health

Good foot health really matters. It can reduce pain; improve confidence, mobility, quality of life and independence with the potential to prevent more serious health problems. Healthy feet allow you to remain physically active, which in turn improves emotional health and vitality.

  • Toenail cutting and correction
  • Corns and hard skin removal
  • Treatment of athlete's foot and fungal infections
  • In-growing toenail management and prevention
  • Diabetic foot health assessment and monitoring
  • Bunion pain relief and care
  • Verruca treatment
  • Treatment of foot pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Swollen feet and toe tension treatment
  • General foot health treatments
  • Universal reflexology therapies.


  • You Can Change Your Life

    Often when we meet others we only see them for who they are now. We do not know their life experiences, the journey they have been on or what they have overcome. Like you I wasn't always the person you see today.

    Believe beyond what you can see

    Join a Class 2019



    Welcome. REFLEXOLOGY FEET XXXXXXXX

    Foot Therapies

    There are a growing number of research studies and trials in relation to reflexology and the following paper by Nancy A Hodgson RN PhD CS Reflexology Research as a Palliative Treatment in Nursing Home residents with Dementia: Pilot Study July 2006[2] suggests that reflexology “may be an effective treatment for older people.

    Try Something New - The Art of Reflexology

  • Women's Health and Reflexology
  • Tots to Teens Reflexology
  • Reducing Stress in the Workplace
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
  • Reflexology for the Menopause
  • Reflexology for Back and Joint Pain
  • Reflexology for Digestive Disorders
  • Sports Reflexology


  • Letting Go

    Everything you need is within you

    Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are."
    Rachel Naomi Remen



    Athletes


    International track and field athlete Steve Watson was left crippled after a horrific sports injury with his 2016 Olympic dream in tatters

    Steve said: “Like many, prior to the Reflexology treatment I was a real sceptic, and now I’m kicking myself for not trying it much earlier following my injury.
    “I would strongly recommend alternative treatments to anyone who has been let down by conventional treatment.
    “It totally worked for me and if it worked on me, it can work on anyone.”
    'The Chinese believe that reflexology stimulates the body into healing itself by improving circulation, reducing stress, pain and restoring natural balance.

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    Golf

    Some very prominent PGA Tour Pros, also use the ancient eastern healing therapy of Reflexology. The list is extensive with such names as Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus, John Daly, Fred Funk, David Duval, Fred Couples and more. Fred Funk stated in a testimonial that Reflexology has helped him deal with ‘over use injuries’ he has from playing golf.
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    Welcome. WHAT YOU SAY

    Well-Being

    Wellness can be defined as an experience or an exploration of what makes you feel good.
    Without proper fuel our bodies will not have the energy to perform at their best. Without exercise our bodies become weaker and less active. The journey through kriya yoga encompasses so much more than the ‘asanas’ or the breathing. Kriya Yoga enables us to handle and explore our attitudes towards the world, ourselves, our concentration and helps us to meditate.



    Welcome. Hippo Brain

    Alzheimer's Disease and Reflexology Hippocampus

    Vladimir Bekhterev was best known for noting the role of the hippocampus in memory, his study of reflexes, and Bekhterev Disease (Ankylosing spondylitis). Moreover, he is known for his competition with Ivan Pavlov regarding the study of conditioned reflexes..

    Alzheimer's disease (and other forms of dementia), the hippocampus is one of the first regions of the brain to suffer damage; short-term memory loss and disorientation are included among the early symptoms. Damage to the hippocampus can also result from oxygen starvation (hypoxia), encephalitis, or medial temporal lobe epilepsy. People with extensive, bilateral hippocampal damage may experience anterograde amnesia (the inability to form and retain new memories).

    The term reflexology was coined by Vladimir Bekhterev 1917 a Russian neurologist and the father of objective psychology.



    Welcome. Foot and Ankle NERVES

    History of Reflexology

    Egyptian hieroglyphics depict the ancient beginnings of reflexology approximately 4000 years ago (Kunz & Kunz, 1995). There is evidence that some forms of reflexology were used by the ancient Chinese and early American Indian tribes (Bolting, 1997). Medical practices developed based on the notion that a stimulus applied to the body produces a response in another area of the body.

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    Hippocampus

    The hippocampus is that part of your brain which is responsible for long-term memory and spatial navigation. It is located in the temporal lobe, behind your ear. You have two hippocampi, one on each side of the brain.

    The hippocampus is so important that when it is damaged, you may be unable to form new long-term episodic memories although you may still be able to learn new procedural memories or motor sequences of everyday tasks. Memory is not totally lost as you may still be able to remember events stored prior to hippocampus damage.



    Be Grateful. Even for a Day You’d Rather Forget

    Believe beyond what you can see

    There are billions of people, right now, all around the world, who – if they could swap places with you for just one day – would be living a life so far beyond anything they could have ever imagined. Your day-to-day life is someone else’s wildest dreams come true and much, much more.”
    Don’t Just Think it….FEEL it
    Now rather than just read that sentence, I want you to really feel it; think about those people and imagine they DO have your life for a day – no matter how dismal you think your life is. Imagine how amazed and grateful they would feel each moment for all the things you experience on a daily basis – a roof over your head, a bed to sleep in, food and drinks, clean water, a safe environment.
    Foot care, Dumfries and Galloway



    Welcome. reflexology

    Reflexology

    Reflexology therapy aims to stimulate the body's innate self-healing systems and meridians, thereby reducing anxiety & creating an optimal homeostatic condition to increase circulation, promote healing & improve wellbeing. Thus encouraging the body to use its intrinsic ability to heal itself and restore a natural balance, a holistic approach that is becoming widely recognised & respected in modern medical practice.
    Foot care, Dumfries and Galloway

    Toe Mapping

  • 5th Toe: Sense of security; legs, knees, ankles, shoulder, jaw
  • 4th Toe: Relationships; hips, low back, digestion, bladder
  • 3rd Toe: Work/Career; stomach, liver, pancreas, middle back
  • 2nd Toe: Emotions; heart, lungs, arms
  • Big Toe: Sense of self; neck, head, sinus, eyes
    Foot health, Castle Douglas


  • Welcome. Iris....................

    Cancer Care Reflexology



    Reflexology may be a good choice for patients who don’t want to be touched, or who can’t be touched or moved during treatment. Unlike massage, it involves only the feet, with no re-positioning or undressing required.




    Reflexology is one of the most popular types of complementary therapy in the UK among people with cancer.


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    Welcome. standing feet

    Through the ages Reflexology...

    Is your baby suffering with colic or teething pain? Have you a teenager studying for exams or worried about identity, friendship groups and other pressures? Reflexology is a fabulous tool that can be used to help ease many common concerns and discomforts at all stages of childhood and adolescence.
    reflexology sessions are modified to suit the age of the client
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    Welcome. FEET ARE FOR LIFE

    One Pair Of Feet For Your Lifetime

    Unlike the tyres on your car, you only get one pair of feet for your lifetime. They are fundamental to your life and your health and should not be ignored.
    I am here to help you put your best foot forward, not just today, but for the rest of your life.
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    Welcome. MAX Meditation

    Kriya Yoga Meditation

    Breathing Techniques enabling you to open to self realisation.

    Peace Mission Payer
    With open wings of the swan I
    I radiate peace from my heart to the world

    Meditation Classes and Workshops available



    Welcome. MDF

    Kindfulness -Meditation

    The key to developing a successful meditation practice is finding the right fit for you. In order to figure out what kind of meditation works best for you, you’ll have to put a few types of meditation to the test and try several tools so you can choose the practice that feels the most comfortable.
    Workshops and regular classes available - kindfulness meditation is a good place to start your future focus.
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