Reflexologist Works on Client's Foot

Reflexologists base their work on the theory that reflexes, specific points on the hands and feet, correspond to specific points on other parts of the body. They apply pressure to the feet or hands of their clients in order to affect the areas of the body that correspond to the areas that they are manipulating. Reflexologists believe that their work promotes overall good health, helps clients relax, and speeds the healing process.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Apply pressure to the feet or hands of their clients in order to promote overall good health, help them relax, and speed the healing process
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, urban areas
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Psychology
Experience Hands-on clinical experience with clients while in school will be useful
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Social
  • Technical
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Much Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Experienced Reflexologist With a Large Practice
  • Entry-Level Reflexologist
  • Reflexology Assistant

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