Reflexology Foot Chart

Reflexology Foot Chart

What is reflexology?

Reflexology is the physical act of applying pressure to the feet and hand with specific thumb, finger and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands with a premise that such work effects a physical change to the body

Why do people get reflexology?

· Stress and stress-related conditions

· Tension headaches

· Digestive disorders

· Arthritis

· Insomnia

· Hormonal imbalances

· Sports injuries

· Menstrual disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

· Digestive problems, such as constipation

· Back pain

Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing.

Reflexology is also used for post-operative or palliative care. A study in the American Cancer Society journal found that one-third of cancer patients used reflexology as a complementary therapy.

Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.