Foot reflexology is a “pressure therapy”, which consists of applying focused pressure on certain known reflex points located on the foot to cure or prevent diseases. It is a complementary therapy, intended for use in conjunction with conventional medical care and not as a replacement for it.
Benefits of Foot Reflexology
The benefits of a foot reflexology session are multiple – calm and serenity, improved circulation, increased energy and balanced emotions among many others. It is appropriate for all ages, as well as for a variety of ailments. It is not only a relief for foot pain, it can also benefit most body aches. If someone cannot press a part of their body because of pain or inflammation, there is a part of this corresponding area in the foot that can bring relief
It induces a state of deep relaxation, opening paths of the nerves. A reflexology session stimulates more than 7,000 nerves, encouraging the opening and cleaning of neuronal pathways, increases circulation, improves blood flow throughout the body, cleanses the body of toxins and impurities, stimulates the central nervous system, stimulates work of energy throughout the body, balances the system thus revitalizing the body’s natural energy flow.