ReflexologyReflexology is the practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands utilizing specific thumb, finger
and hand techniques without the use of oil, cream or lotion based on a system of zones and reflex
... areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands with a premise that such work effects a
physical change in the body.
A reflexology chart mirrors a reflection of the body on the feet and hands, left foot or hand
representing the body's left half and right foot or hand its right half. In reflexology practice, technique
is applied to the relevant reflex area(s) to prompt a change in the related part of the body. Research has
demonstrated such effects for several reflex areas and their reflected parts of the body, i. e. the kidney
reflex areas and the kidneys ; the intestine reflex areas and the intestines and the brain reflex area and the brain .