Reflexology is an old technique that aims to increase blood flow to certain parts of the body to relieve pressure and pain. These points, often found on your feet and hands, are connected directly to the body’s glands and organs. Every person’s experience with reflexology is a little bit different.
With reflexology, you may experience cold or hot sensations, the need to breathe deeply, sweating of the hands and feet, tiredness, relaxed muscles, and feeling freed of stress and tension.
You can go to a reflexology therapist to have work done, but you can also do it at home with a partner or yourself.
When you first see the chart above, it can be a little bit intimidating, but it’s not hard to use at all. There’s no right or wrong way to do it. You just do what feels natural and normal to you. Here are some common ailments you can help heal with reflexology:
1. Sleep problems.
Sleep issues may be a result of issues with the pituitary gland. Apply some pressure to the bottom side of the middle of your big toe.
Most headaches stem from tension in the neck. Start massaging the big toes to relax your neck. You can also massage the upper halves of all the other toes.
3. Digestion problems.
Digestion involves a variety of organs, all of which can be accessed by rubbing the bottoms of your feet.
4. Back pain.
Back pain is connected to the upper and lower body. You can target these muscle groups by massaging the bottom half of the bottom of each of your fee