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    Revs Technology Reflexology Massage

    One of the key features of the of Revs Reflexology Shoes is the Massage Insole. The technology and design behind Revs uses the science of Reflexology to stimulate and revitalise the whole body.

    “Reflexology is a science that deals with the principle that there are reflex areas in our feet which correspond to all of the glands, organs and parts of the body” (Dwight C Byers). By stimulating these reflexes in our every day life, it will help to:

    • improve nerve and blood supply, and promote the unblocking of nerve impulses
    • relieve stress and tension
    • bring your body back to its natural balance

    These benefits of reflexology can help prevent or alleviate many health problems, in a natural way.

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    Revs Reflexology Shoes are designed to stimulate these nerve pressure points in your feet. Wearing Revs is similar to receiving a reflexology treatment. Where the reflexology therapist would use her thumbs and fingers, Revs uses natural rubber nodules and provides you with a generous all day massage every day!

    The reflexology foot chart shows where these reflexes are on your feet and how the foot maps to the body.

    This is why some people can find some parts of the feet sensitive and some not – it depends what is going on for you and what areas of your body are congested, for example, if you suffer from IBS the colon reflex on your foot may feel tender until the toxins are dispelled and the area is decongested, and you should then notice the sensitivity in your feet in this area has gone.

    The tenderness may be due to long or short term health conditions, as I mentioned before my brother can’t wear them with a hangover but that’s usually just on a Sunday! Where as, if you have a health condition that has been going on for years, it is a bit like peeling an onion, you need to peel away the layers and get to the root of the congestion, so it may take a few weeks of wearing Revs to do this…everyone is different and as a result everyone’s experience of Revs is different – it can be a fascinating journey with Revs every step you take!

    The Revs Massage Sole is carefully designed to ensure the nodules are the correct height and width at each part of the foot to ensure you receive an effective level of stimulation and comfort in the right places. There are about 1000 natural rubber nodules in varying heights and widths on the soles which massage and stimulate the reflex points on the sole of the feet, which correspond to all of the glands, organs, muscles and parts of the body.

    The idea behind Reflexology is not new. In fact, it was practised as early as 2330 B.C. by the Egyptians. Reflexology as we know it today was first researched and developed by Eunice Ingham, the pioneer of this field. Her first book on Reflexology was published in 1938. And since 1942, Reflexology workshops have been conducted year round. The Ingham Method of reflexology is used primarily for relaxing tension. Doctors agree that over 75% of our health problems can be linked to nervous stress and tension. Reflexology improves nerve and blood supply, and helps nature to normalise.

    As you walk or stand, these nodules massage all your reflex points at the same time. When various reflexes are stimulated they induce healing response. If sensitivity or tenderness is experienced, this may indicate an imbalance or congestion and with repeated wear these channels of blocked energy can be cleared, resulting in improved health.

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    Revs Technology Shock absorbing sole and cushion comfort

    The materials for Revs have been chosen for the durability, comfort and quality. The natural rubber nodules have been carefully designed to sit within the shape and all the contours of the feet, ensuring the nodules reach every organ, gland and muscle they correspond to within your body. The rubber we use is of the highest quality to ensure the nodules have a stimulating effect yet provide a soft cushioning for your feet to ensure maximum benefit, support and comfort.

    The sole of the Revs shoes also contains elastomer to provide shock absorbing qualities. This not only enhances the effects of the massaging sole but also maximises the cushioning effect of the sole on your feet. It is excellent for people on their feet a lot and who need to minimise the feeling of painful or tired feet and legs.

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    Revs Technology Arch support

    Arch Support and Invisible Orthotic Insole – the design of the sole incorporates a supportive orthotic arch to ensure the foot is supported at the right position and will assist with good posture and stance. Many of us walking habits which can counteract good posture, causing problems with your spine, shoulders, knees etc.

    The best walking technique is when land heel first with each step. You should then roll through the foot and push off with your toes. You should be able to show the sole of your shoe at the end of every step. If you hear a slap-slap when your foot lands, you’re landing too abruptly, rather than rolling smoothly.

    It is really important to ensure you wear the correct footwear to adjust your walking technique for optimum posture and stance so you do not affect other areas of your body, and this is where Revs can help.

    The arch support is also useful for people with flat feet or for those who need orthotic insoles.

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    Revs Technology Natural Therapy for your Body

    About two-thirds of leg muscles work together to pump blood back towards the heart. Veins concentrate in the soles of the feet and pressing and stimulating them appropriately promotes the blood flow throughout your body. The increase in blood flow and circulation may also help to keep your feet warm and boost your energy levels.

    The experiment carried out by the Shizuoka Industrial Technology Centre shows how much the sole surface temperature increases after wearing Reflexology Shoes for 30 minutes.

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    Revs Technology In-Yo – balance mind and body

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    The IN-YO is a symbol of healing and represents a state of ‘creative harmony’ or ‘dynamic balance’ IN-YO is an optimum state of being, which is why we have it at the centre of our Revs Logo – IN-Yo as the very centre of our philosophy, for all our products, and to our way of working. We aim for harmony and balance to be at the very core of everything we do.

    The IN-YO symbol is comprised of the Sun-disc and the Crescent Moon, with the kanji character: tora [or: ko] ‘tiger’ on the left and the kanji character: tatsu [or: ryo] ‘dragon’ on the right.

    The tiger is symbolic of Nature, the Earth & physicality; the dragon represents the Cosmos, Heaven & spirituality.

    Sun & Moon, Heaven & Earth, the Cosmos & Nature, Physicality & Spirituality – the IN-YO essentially represents the dynamic interplay of all existence – the interplay between hard and soft, tension and relaxation, inhaling and exhaling, activity and rest, waking and sleeping.

    The Japanese term IN-YO loosely equates with the Chinese concept of Yin-Yang, the term which perhaps more people are familiar with. In traditional Chinese medicine good health is directly related to the balance between yin and yang qualities. If yin and yang become unbalanced, there is an imbalance or deficiency in the body.