Reflexology finds its roots in the Chinese and Egyptian civilizations where massage of pressure points on the feet was practiced.
Reflexology considers the body as an indivisible unit where all elements are interacting with one another.
The principles of reflexology form the bases of techniques that optimise functionality of all systems of the body glands, organs, nerves, chemical substances, etc. that is, such that the body is in a perfect working order.
There are 7200 nerve endings in each foot. This explains why we feel so good when we take care of our feet.
These nerve terminations are tightly interconnected with the spine and the brain connects to all parts of the body.
Foot massage is an excellent means to :
Start by doing the necessary, then do what is possible and you'll do the impossible without noticing. St François d'Assise.
Reflexology is one of the natural alternatives that can only enhance other therapies when integrated in any health recovery program. Even though an excellent complement to traditional medicine it does not dispense of medical consultation regardless of the symptoms.
Note that these massages are not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart problems, kidney stones, haemophilia, thrombosis, acute phlebitis, or following organ transplants.