How to massage the feet

Posted by Nich Crump on October 27th, 2019

They often neglect the feet, what better way to give the feeling of rejuvenation throughout the body than to give a foot massage. The techniques on how to give a foot massage listed here have no documented medical benefit. However, in most cases, the receiver will most likely feel better than before starting.

When learning to give a foot massage, it is fine to be yours. Although there may be some movements with which you should be careful to avoid injuries, especially with foot massage during pregnancy, it is really up to you how to give a foot massage.

I have provided some routines on how to massage the feet below. We design them around different concepts for someone with or without socks. You can adapt your style or method as you go. Remember that there is no guaranteed movement of massage or movement that everyone loves. Know the eyes and facial reactions of the person you are giving a foot massage to know if you enjoy that specific technique. Give a foot massage:

  • Fill a large bathtub with warm water; Fill with Epsom salts and eucalyptus oil.
  • After soaking, dry your feet.
  • Do basic stretching with your foot; moving the upper part of the foot (dorsal flexion) and pulling the upper part towards you (plantar flexion). If you need help with the definitions, you can check the glossary of feet.
  • Heat the foot by rubbing everything and applying a lotion or oil with a sweeping motion. Include top, heel and arch. Sliding strokes work best. It is important to foot scrubber your entire foot first to heat it. If you apply deep pressure to the foot before heating it, there is an increased risk of causing injury.
  • Cup your foot with your hands and squeeze with the amount of pressure. You can move up and down while holding your foot.
  • Wrap your hand around the top of the foot and then apply pressure with the fist on the bottom of the foot. You can apply pressure by pushing in and out or with a circular motion.
  • Using the thumb and a moderate amount of pressure, start at the top of the foot on each side. Now slide to the bottom along the sides of the foot. Some tendons run along each side of the foot; These can be good for stretching.
  • Wrap your hands around the foot from the front, squeeze firmly and pull up alternating hands while pulling up.
  • Turn each toe starting the largest to the smallest job.
  • Finish giving a foot massage with a few sweeping strokes before finishing and gently rest your hands on your feet.

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