Taking under consideration the fact that pressure applied on the body has the ability to relieve tension and also relaxes your mind and body, the massage therapy is one of the most beneficial and efficient medicinal tools.
One of the options for massage therapy is reflexology. This is technique for application of appropriate pressure to some specific points and parts on human body, like feet, hands or ears. Basically, the idea is with the help of massage specific to get positive result with different area of the body.
It is considered that certain points of the feet are directly related to various body organs, and thus very specific issues can be treated, such as reducing stress, relaxation, and even increases the sexual desire.
Moreover, by massaging of your feet you will improve the blood circulation and in same time you can relieve numerous disease, you will maintain proper balance. It is proven that this technique is beneficial for restless leg syndrome, improving of the sleep, reducing the effect of edema during pregnancy, and is great for your skin.
It is recommended to massage your feet every night before you go to sleep.
Fact that is important to be mentioned is that the treatment shouldn’t last more than 15 minutes. Experts explain that the treatment is successful if it lasts 10 to 15 minutes.
Probably many of you are familiar with the fact that there is large number of nerve endings concentrated exactly on the soles. Namely, their opposite ends are spread like a spider web all over your body. Therefore, with massage you stimulate your feet, but in same time you are stimulating the work of other parts of the body.
By pressing your thumbs on specific points you will do the trick for each organ in your body, to get the special treatment.
For example, massage of the big toe has direct impact on your brain and lungs, while if the pressure on the second, third, and fourth toe has the ability to alleviate toothache. Massage of the pinky toe can reduce an earache. Well, this is just one small part of all incredible benefits that foot massage may provide when it comes to your overall health!
At the photo below and you can see illustrations of the effects you can gain by performing regular massage of your feet.