Reflexology and Jewish Law

Question

Is there any problem about doing Reflexology (especially The Raynor Naturopathic Massage, which is a holistic style of massage therapy that Brandon Raynor brings his expertise in many fields of the healing arts including Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Shiatsu, Thai Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Integrative Breath Therapy, Therapeutic Massage and Hawaiian Massage to develop a style of massage that has as its goal the complete elimination of all chronic residual tension in a person)?

3 weeks

Answers

  1. The issue is complex and does not lend itself to a simple yes or no answer. There is a comprehensive essay that I hope you will find helpful that you can study at:
    https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/4347498/jewish/Alternative-Medicine-in-Jewish-Law.htm

    Best wishes from the AskTheRabbi.org Team