Reflexology, reflexology or zone therapy is the practice of stimulating points on the feet, hands, nose or ears (called "reflex zones"), based on the pseudoscientific belief that massage have a More...beneficial effect on a body in another in the body.
According to practitioners of reflexology, acupressure (oppression in concrete and well specified points) could relieve numerous ailments such as back pain, neck pain, constipation, gastritis, menstrual cramps, asthma, headaches, among others.
They are called "reflex elements" or "reflex zones" to all those body parts that have a definite shape to do resemble the whole body: hands, feet, ears, face, skull, face and rachis, etc.
Although perhaps the most widespread is that stimulates the feet, Reflexology
Reflexology on the feet.