Reflexology is a type of massage that involves applying different amounts of pressure to the feet, hands, and ears. It’s based on a similar theory to accupuncture and accupressure, where energy flows through the meridians of the body.
Reflexologists use maps of these points in the feet, hands, and ears to determine where they should apply pressure. A reflexologist’s touch may help to calm the central nervous system, promoting relaxation and other benefits like all forms of massage.
Reflexology is linked to many potential benefits: