Massage therapies have actually gained their names based on the type and things used during the process. Aromatherapy gets its name from the inclusion of essential aroma oils being used during the process however; back pain massage gets its name from its effectiveness it shows in curing back pain.
Similarly, reflexology massage has received its name from its origin and way it is practised. Reflexology is termed from the fact that an effective reflexology massage is said to apply appropriate reflex action on the various body parts. A significant pressure and massage movements applied on the foot and palm appears effective on showing amazing results on curing the ailments on the different body parts. This is how the technique works.
Many a time, people get to confuse with reflexology and Foot Reflexology massage. However, there isn’t much difference between the same, apart from a basic difference that foot reflexology on takes the foot massage and therapy into consideration however, reflexology massage goes around with both the hands and legs. In case of foot reflexology, the similar movements and motions are applied on the bottom part of the foot, around the ankle, sole, heels, etc. However, reflexology massage moves around the foot as well as the hands. It covers the foot areas as well as the palm, palm top, wrist, etc.
Each pair of movements applied during the process is said to highly beneficial in curing even the chronic ailments. Our foot and hands are believed to hold the reflex points of each body organ and this is how massaging these points work perfectly on the entire body.
There isn’t much of a difference between a foot reflexology and Reflexology Massage apart from the location of the massage.