Thai Foot massage is both a stimulating and deeply relaxing treatment. It is a massage of the feet and lower legs which originated in Thailand about 2,000 years ago. It also has roots in India, Korea, Japan and China. Today it is an integral part of Thai culture and is practiced in temples, spas, on the street and beaches.
The treatment is performed with the hands and and feet and has elements of reflexology, shiatsu, yoga and Chinese massage. It consists of warming the feet, stretching and massaging the feet and lower legs, stimulating reflex points, and working the energy (Sen) lines to balance the flow of energy around the body. By stimulating the reflex points and Sen lines, the treatment aims to restore the body's systems for better function and help maintain good health.
Some of the benefits of Thai Foot massage include:
- Improved circulation to legs and feet
- Stress Relief
- Lymphatic drainage
- Elimination of toxins
- Enhanced immune system
- Improved flexibility of ankles, feet and legs
- Reduced stiffness in joints and muscles