Massage is a curing therapy and it can improve the health and help in relaxation. Massages also boost metabolism, improve the blood flow and the secretion of sweat. Moreover, a massage can be a recreational treatment or sexual in nature.
To be more specific, it is a therapy which includes putting some pressure on certain areas of the body- stationary or moving, structured or unstructured. It can be done with tension, vibration or motion with body massagers or manually. Manual massage can be done with fingers, hands, forearm or elbows, as well as with feet and knees.
Foot massage is one of the most beneficial massages. This is due to the fact that our feet contain numerous important points of them which are linked to different body organs.
Therefore, massaging the feet before sleeping is extremely beneficial and can provide a great number of health improvements. These are the most important positive effects of foot massage:
- Treats numerous diseases and maintains proper function of the organs
- Improves your sleep
- It improves blood circulation
- It reduces the effect of edema during pregnancy
- Great for the skin
- Beneficial for restless leg syndrome
Massaging certain points on the feet will also help you treat your health issues. The picture below indicates where to massage your feet at night in order to obtain the desired results.