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Top 10 health benefits of foot massage

Updated: Jul 27, 2020

1. Promotes Better Sleep

The benefits of foot massage just before going to bed can help you sleep better. A soothing and relaxing foot massage will help the body unwind, improve blood circulation and relax the nerves.


2. Improves Blood Circulation

Due to sedentary lifestyles, most of us do not use the muscles of our feet properly. Also, improper footwear like tight shoes hamper normal circulation in the feet.


3. Helps You Relax

After a long tiring day, the best way to relax is a soothing and relaxing foot massage, particularly after a long day of standing and walking around, when our feet tend to swell up.


4. Fights Depression

Foot massage and reflexology can even help fight depression.


5. Relieves Aches and Pains

You can massage the whole ankle to reduce pain and swelling in the ankle and get relief from headaches and migraines.


6. Makes Feet Healthier

One easy way to keep your feet healthy and free from all kinds of foot problems is a regular foot massage.


7. Alleviates Edema

Regular foot massage during pregnancy can help reduce the effects of edema, which is swelling in the feet and ankles due to fluid retention.


8. Eases PMS and Menopause Symptoms

Many women suffer from symptoms like feelings of sadness, irritability, insomnia, bloating, fatigue, headaches and mood swings during premenstrual syndrome (PMS).


9. Restless Leg Syndrome