We all know that massage is a super relaxing method. In fact, it is one of the oldest healing arts. Even the ancient Hindus, Persians and Egyptians used this method to treat many diseases and bad conditions. Have you ever tried massage? Did you like it?

In our modern world, massage also occupies the dominant branch. It is used in medicine for the treatment of various diseases and conditions, such as low back pain, arthritis, bursitis, fatigue, high blood pressure, diabetes, immunity suppression, infertility, smoking cessation, depression and more. The main thing is that massage helps relieve stress and tension, which are the main culprits of different diseases.

Nowadays, there are many methods of massage: it can be applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, feet, or a massage device. Do you know what is the best method of massage? One of the best methods of message is the feet massage. The fact is, certain parts of our feet are connected with different organs in our bodies.

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What’s more, a foot massage before bed can make your sleep much healthier and sweeter. Surprising? Let's analyze the benefits of foot massage before bed: you will get a healthier skin; you will get better circulation; you will get the perfect sleep. In addition, a foot massage reduces the effect of edema, during pregnancy, maintains proper function of the organs, and helps with the restless leg syndrome.

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Below you will find instructions how to make a self-massage correctly!

#1. Hold your toes with one hand and the ankle with the other, then slowly rotate the foot, first in one direction, then in the other.

#2. Push the heel with one hand and push on the back of the foot (nail side) with the other hand in the opposite direction for about 15 seconds.

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#3. Hold your thumb and forefinger on the Achilles tendon (just above the heel) and push down on the foot near the toes with the other hand, so that the heel is stretching.

#4. Holding the foot on both sides with both hands, turn it to one side and then to the other side several times.

#5. Pull each toe – one by one.

#6. Pull all the toes at once, holding one hand on the big toe and the other on the other four toes. Pull the foot up and shake it.

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You just need to try the foot massage technique. You should swipe up to read again all the benefits of this method of massage if you have doubts about something. You will be satisfied with the results, we promise you. Take care, ladies!

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