Ancient Traditional Thai Foot Massage
The ancient Thai Foot Massage is widely known for its deep relaxation techniques, it is an alternative therapy that enhances the distinctive healing mechanisms of the body. It involves pressure to specific reflex points on the feet using hands, fingers, pointed wooden sticks or thumb techniques. Reflexology is based on the premise that internal organs, bones, and body systems can be positively influenced from properly applying pressure to the points on the feet.
It provides deep relaxation, improves blood circulation, soothes foot pain, ease out stress and muscle tensions, etc.
Foot Massage Precautions
Although it is very effective yet, there are precautions to consider. People with certain health conditions such as varicose veins, ingrown toenails, extreme edema, bruises, cuts, foot fractures, athlete’s foot, and infections or sores should avoid foot massages.
Pressure exerted on a reflex point of the feet with a pointed stick. © www.push2hit.de – stock.adobe.com