Reflexology for Fibromyalgia

Reflexology:

Reflexology is an alternative treatment that works pressure points on the feet, hands and ears. On these parts of the body we can find reflex points that are associated to other parts of the body. During a treatment the reflexologist will work certain points in order to help liberate the blocked energy allowing it to flow better. By doing this, they can help ease a variety of symptoms caused by different pathologies.

Fibromyalgia:

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder that affects muscles, tendons and ligaments and sometimes the pain could be so intense as to cause joint pain. People with fibromyalgia can also can also hve digestive problems, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and concentration difficulties.
Treating fibromyalgia with reflexology:

Here are a few important points you can work on in order to relieve the various symptom of fibromyalgia.

The Head: The pressure point for the head is the big toe, you can apply pressure all around to help with the pain and emotional imbalances.

The kidneys: Situated under the big toe half way down the foot. This can help with the pain and to give energy on the days when you need it.

Ovaries/testicles: On the outer side of the foot, half way between the ankle bone and the angle of the heel, this point can be stimulated for the pain as well as emotional imbalances.

Solar plexus: Situated under the padding of the foot that is underneath the toes in the center of the foot to point can help to relax, relieving stress and encouraging good sleep.
How to work these points:

You can choose 2-3 points per foot. Once you have decided which ones, you can apply a pressure with your thumb. Start by taking a deep inhalation and increase the pressure on the exhalation. Repeat this 3 times per point.

The information provided is for informational purposes and is not intended to replace medical treatment.

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~ by 1bizzybee on February 7, 2010.

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