Reflexology is one of the many types of massage that has long been practiced in the world, even thousands of years old. Massage itself is a type of therapy and as quoted about 80 species.
In general, the massage itself uses pressure, movement, and certain techniques that involve pressure, rubbing, or moving muscles and other soft tissues with the hands and fingers. Sometimes the massage also likes to use the elbow or the sole of the foot.
There are various reasons why many people like massage, from wanting to reduce symptoms or healing injuries, helping to alleviate certain health conditions, to improve overall health.
Reflexology, as one type of massage that is currently in demand, in addition to making our bodies so fit, also make our immune system remains excellent. Reflexology also makes the body stay healthy and not easily hurt, as said Mr chan expert reflexology massage and holistic therapy to us.
Still said chan, reflexology can open the nerves of blood vessels, which will make the blood flow in the body so much more smoothly (arteries and veins). Thus, diseases caused by improper blood circulation can be overcome, such as headaches, depression, asthma, until menstrual syndrome.
The current circulation of blood is due to reflexology focus only by massaging massage at certain nerve points located on the soles of the feet. Chan also said many of his patients recover from some diseases caused by blood circulation is not smooth.
Easier to reduce symptoms of the disease
Reflexology has proven to have evolved about 4,000 years ago in China. However, foot therapy itself has been done in ancient Egypt, as reported by the Telegraph. Reflexology according to Rosanna Bickerton, reflexology expert, will be more effective and faster in reducing certain symptoms of the disease.
Reflection is a powerful form of preventive treatment. More reflection works for minor health problems, such as headaches, digestive problems, or back pain.
For long-term or severe disease problems, reflexology is helpful in regulating pain or pain. This massage will reduce the pain in diseases such as Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis.
"Reflexology certainly can not cure this condition, but may help reduce some of the symptoms of the disease," said Bickerton.
Bickerton explains, the reflexology therapist will read the body through the soles of the feet. Pain or pain in the leg area when massaging or pressing the sole of the foot indicates a problem associated with your organs or body parts. From the movement also the body began to heal the process naturally.
3 benefits of the most noticeable reflection massage
From what has been described by some experts above, briefly there are three benefits of the most noticeable reflection massage in addition to better blood circulation, as quoted Live Strong, namely:
1. Reduce stress
The most obvious benefit is less stress. Reflection techniques include massage of the toes and massaging and massage of the entire sole of the foot, and if done properly and regularly, will not cause discomfort