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We’re always looking for ways to show our precious feet a little love, but a foot rub that can cure other woes as well? Sounds great to us! If you’ve tried reflexology, give us the inside scoop on your experience.
The claim: A reflexology session will rise above your average foot rub to heal your woes as well.
How? Reflexologists apply pressure to targeted areas of the feet and hands that supposedly correspond to specific organs or body parts—massaging the side of your big toe to ease tension in your neck and digging into your baby toe to clear your sinuses. Sound too good to be true? The ancient Egyptians bought it.
This healing art’s been around for millenia and has been used to treat everything from anxiety and insomnia to hormone imbalances and digestive disorders. Most reflexologists maintain that the practice works by breaking up blocked energy in the body, allowing it to flow more freely.
Whether you believe these claims or not, our take is that there’s no harm in trying. At the very least, you’ll get a stress-relieving foot massage out of the deal.
Not ready to put your feet in the hands of a stranger? Start small with the Foot Reflexology App for your iPhone, an interactive map that will teach you the zones of your own feet.
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