Reflexology is a type of massage and shiatsu that involves applying different levels of pressure on the feet, hands and even the ears. Its theory foundation is that all body parts and internal organs have their corresponding points on the feet, hands and ears. Therefore, by pressing the corresponding points on any of these body parts, the symptoms will ease off.
The most popular one is foot reflexology. It has lots of benefits. For example, it helps to reduce stress and anxiety, alleviate pain, lift moods, improve digestion. It is non-invasive and enjoyable. However, it should be avoided if the client has gout, foot ulcers, circulatory problems in the feet, fungal infections like athlete’s foot etc.