If you have private health insurance, either as an individual or as an employee benefit, check out the small print!
Many companies offer cover for reflexology treatments, so make sure you're not missing out on this valuable health and wellbeing benefit.
Most Health Insurance companies don't need a GP referral (though check out your individual plan to make sure), but they usually require that your reflexology practitioner is a registered member of a recognised professional body. I think I'm right in saying that The Association of Reflexologists (of which I am a member) is the largest professional association in the UK.
Usually insurance companies require written confirmation from the practitioner of the price and number of treatments - a letter on headed paper usually suffices.
So, if you have access to private health insurance, check out your policy. You may be entitled to a large percentage off your treatments for a number of reasons including support for:
I've just been looking at a blog on the Health Shield website. They include Reflexology in their wellbeing package and this is what they have to say about Reflexology:
"Aside from relaxation and stress management, reflexology can have a number of other benefits too, including: