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What Is Foot Reflexology, How Does It Work And How Can Do It Yourself?

If you want to feel better and ease the accumulated stress from your busy and hectic lives, you can use a specific kind of therapy, reflexology. It is a form of massage as reflexologists use their hands and apply pressure on feet, hands, or ears to ease your stress.

It is not typical care, and this Chinese foot massage cannot treat or diagnose any illness, but it can be used as a complementary treatment to some medical ones. It is an antient Asian healing practice based on the principles of connection between different body parts and reflex points of the feet.

Everyone loves a foot massage and feels better after having it. So, let’s learn why this type of massage is worth trying.

How Does Foot Reflexology Work?

Reflexology is a holistic practice that can improve the quality of your life in different ways. It is a mainstay of traditional Chinese medicine.

It has been here for centuries, and it has been practiced since 2300 B.C.

It is a zone and an alternative therapy that involves applying pressure to the feet without any oil and lotion. When applied, it improves your body’s nerve response, gives you balanced energy levels, and improves your blood circulation.

Understanding The  Foot Reflexology Chart

Can you imagine your whole body projected on your foot? This is what basically the reflexology chart is.

The left foot will stimulate the left side of your body, while the right foot will stimulate the right side.

So, how are some parts of the feet connected to your body parts?

To give an example, the bottom of your feet, from the tip to the heel, is related to your spine. The second and the third toe relate to your eyes, while the other toes are connected to your teeth, head, and sinuses.

Here is an example of a reflexology

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