Reflexology is a technique manual that goes back about 5,000 years of antiquity in India, China and Indonesia. In the western world it was the Dr. Fitzgerald (1872-1942) who spread these knowledge. In the 1938, Eunice Ingham, masseur, create the base of the pressure massage, perfect and spread the technique through its books.
In order to have an idea of how the zones in the body are divided, we must imagine ten verticallines that they start off from the head, for the arms, trunk, legs and feet. Crossed by three cross-sectional horizontal lines.
Topographic map of the feet, that allows to locate the reflected points us that are related to the parts of the body and that when pressing revitalize the cells recovering their state of harmony.
Map of the reflected points of the foot Video 1ª part
Map of the reflected points of the foot Video 2ª part
The art of the therapies manuals is old. I have in great esteem to all those that discovered it and to that they happen to me and of generation in generation they contribute with his work to the art manual to cure
Hip³crates, Greek doctor, father of the medicine (435 a.C.)
Benefits of Podal Reflexology
- It prevents diseases.
- It alleviates to the pains and the tension.
- It improves the provision of blood, the circulation.
- It unblocks the accumulated energy in the organs and undoes residues that are accumulated in blocked zones.
- Clean the toxin body and eliminates the retention of liquids.
- It activates the systems of excretion of the organs as the kidneys, lungs, internal and skin.
- It balances the functions of the organs and the glands.
- It favors to the physical and mental relaxation to maintain the body in balance. Recommended in chronic diseases.
- He is very useful after an operation, in post-operative states.
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It turns your habitual massage of feet, that as much likes yours, into a natural method that helps to prevent diseases.
You can receive or realise the massage directly, without no type of cream or oil. It has who uses talc dusts, that they dry the zone at time of heat.
I advise to refresh the feet with Alcohol of Rosemary that disinfects and relaxes to the person who is going to receive the massage.
We already know that the feet as encapsulations in socks and shoes go, you accustom its scent is not very nice.
Poor feet and so they hold to us.
- Later, I use Oil of Almonds, to warm up my hands mixed with the essential oil chosen by the person enough, for example:
- essential oil of Lavender, to relax.
- essential oil of Rosemary, to activate.
The same that I use to put in certain points of the face or the hand, according to is the case.
The essential oils in addition to penetrating in the skin harmonize with their delicate aromas and take to the person to a very nice state.
Podal reflexology favors the physical and mental relaxation
Their 7200 nervous completions have extensive interconnections through the spinal marrow and the brain with all the areas of the body. It is very probable that the feet are the looked for gold mine to alleviate the tensions and to lead the health. The method Ingham-Byers de podal Reflexologa deserves an ample support as valuable complement to the medical care that all patient needs
Dr. Ray C.Wunderlich Jr
Preventive medicine and Promotion of the Health
The contraindications of podal reflexology are:
- If the foot bleaches, not to continue pressing they can appear reddish spots that they become mulberry difficult to cure.
- If the receiver does not have any sensitivity or has sleepiness of the feet, better not to touch.
- After eating we are realising the digestive process, not to touch.
- If one is under the effects of a powerful medication, it is that one is not well, better to rest.
- If you have acute fever and infectious diseases, better to rest.
- When the urgent surgery is necessary (appendicitis)! to go of urgencies.
- Feet with swollen and dark veins, antecedents of thrombosis, phlebitis, wounds, not to touch.
- Acute lymphatic infections and gangrene, not to touch.
- Disease of Sudeck in the foot (acute bony atrophy), exists a deformation and the channels are not exact.
- If you have mycosis (fungi), first it is necessary to eliminate them.
- When the menstruation is had, not to touch in the corresponding reflection.
- Genital organs in children before the puberty, not to activate.
- To the pregnant women, during the three first months and in pregnancy at the risk of abortion. Nevertheless in the last month favors the childbirth.
- After a massage of podal reflexology, the diabetics must control the sugar level in case there are variations.
Podal Reflexology is a technique manual within reach of all, simple, comfortable, easy to give and to receive.