Lake reflex


The mind is like a parachute, it only functions when it is open.

Reflexology can be performed safely and effectively in situations where massage and movement therapies are contraindicated. For example, immediately following an accident, injury, stroke or surgery, the tissue in the related areas may be inflamed, bandaged, painful or in a state of recovery.

The reflexive action of reflexology offers a means to ease discomfort and support the healing process to the injured area without touching it. The following experiences illustrate that reflexology is appropriate when other bodywork is not.

  1. A client in her 70s, who goes regularly for bodywork for discomfort in the head, neck and upper shoulders, presented with bandages on her neck from recent skin surgery. Working her neck was contraindicated. reflexology released her muscle tension and improved her mobility and circulation in her head and neck.

  1. A dental procedure resulted in a severe head injury. Symptoms included jaw dislocation, misalignment of cranial bones, absent or slurred speech, lack of tone on right side of head and face and debilitating pain throughout the effected areas. Reflexology was absolutely essential in relieving and controlling the head pain during all phases of the healing process.

  1. A nurse practitioner in her 40s, underwent chemotherapy and radiation for cancer. She requested reflexology to reflexively work the upper chest to relieve pain from recently inserted stent. Within a few minutes of working the shoulder and upper chest reflexes on the feet, all her discomfort subsided and she slept peacefully. Her medical doctor and oncologist fully supported her use of reflexology. The client advocated to her medical team and colleagues how reflexology -more than any other form of bodywork and comfort care- relieved her symptoms of pain, anxiety and fear.

Source: Massage & Bodywork Magazine July/August 2011.

Welcome to Lake Reflexology. Reflexology is an incredible healing force that can help alleviate many symptoms such as headache, insomnia, chronic fatigue, stress, cramps, as well be very helpful with MS, cancer care, fibromyalgia, asthma, high blood pressure plus many other diseases.

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Welcome to Lake Reflex!!

My name is Renee Settels and I am  certified in Reflexology and Energy Healing. It is my sincere goal and gift that you will leave my sessions more relaxed, feeling more energized and grounded than before.

I can help you find relieve from (chronic) pain, ward off inflammation and improve your sense of well-being in general or while under-going cancer treatments or living with a chronic disease.

Renee can be reached at:

Phone: (224)632-0034



502 Old Elm Road

Highland Park  IL 60035

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