Pressotherapy and shiatsu for the feet
Foot massages have beneficial effects on the body and mind, relieving tension and restoring lost relaxation and vitality.
Why are foot massages given?
Foot massages have been practiced for hundreds of years as a natural way to relieve pressure and pain in the feet. It is important to care for the feet regularly, not only to reduce the possibility of a problem that may limit mobility, but also because the feet are connected by energy channels to all the organs of the body. Reflexology techniques (massage of the energy points of the foot) are based on this notion. Thus, when the feet are tired, so are the mind and body.
The feet have the particularity of being very resistant and sensitive, and also delicate at the same time. Numerous nerve endings are concentrated on the soles of the feet, and it has been shown that foot massages can give a pleasant feeling of relaxation and general well-being.
The massage relaxes, tones the muscles and stimulates the glands in the dermis to produce hormones, including serotonin, which calms the mind and emotions.
Techniques used by the foot massager:
Reflexology Massage: massage that stimulates the sole of the foot, where energy points related to the
energy points related to all parts of the body are located and can treat both physical and emotional disorders.
Shiatsu Massage: this massage applied to the feet improves circulation and provides excellent relaxation.
Pressotherapy Massage: Pressotherapy is a pneumatic massage treatment using controlled air pressure that activates venous and lymphatic circulation, reducing swelling, muscle tension, stress and pain.
Thermotherapy: Therapy that with the application of a heat source helps to reduce pain and increase the
decrease pain, and increase the feeling of relaxation by improving blood circulation.
The feet are the support base of the body and also the reflection of our way of life. The feet speak for themselves.