Reflexology has been around for thousands of years. The idea is that there are small and specific areas of innervation in the feet that correspond to specific muscle groups or organs. Through the application of pressure or massage on specific areas, reflexology is said to promote relaxation, improve circulation and help support the normalization of the related area in the body.
Reflexology it is intended to reduce stress and help the body reals and help with optimal balance of the body’s biochemical and other systems.  Having the feet rubbed is an enjoyable and relaxing experience for most people, there is little doubt that reflexology can help reduce stress and promote a sense of wellbeing much the same as any other form of massage.
Most reflexology session run from thirty to sixty minutes. Shoes and sock are removed and the client is made comfortable. Some reflexologists offer a foot bath at the beginning. Pressure is applied using the thumb and finger in a rolling or walking pattern. This give a gentle stretching and massaging of specific zones.
Chinese Reflexology Massage is considered acupressure, sharing the same principles as acupuncture but utilizing them without the needles. Reflexology massage is believed to have been practiced as far back as 2450 B. C. in China and Egypt.

Does it work?  I don’t know. But I like it.

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