Reflexology is an ancient art of relieving pain, which includes applying pressure on some points of your body.
It can be really helpful if you have babies, as they are adjusting to their surroundings. Today, we are going to talk about 6 ways that you can use reflexology too soothe your child’s pain. Remember that you should relax your baby and boost the blood flow with a warm bath and a foot rub.
- Upper and lower abdomen pain
If your child is suffering from constipation, indigestion or heartburn, you need to massage the area between the middle of its foot and the pads of its feet.
If your child is experiencing a pain because of bloating and gas in the lower intestine, massage the heel and the middle of the feet.
- Stomach pain
Too soothe upset stomach, stomach spasms, troubles with breathing and tightness, you need to massage the center of the foot, below the pads. This point is linked to the solar plexus, which is a bunch of nerves between the lungs and the stomach.
- Teeth and headaches
If your baby is suffering from a headache or pain in the teeth, you need to massage the tips of its toes.
In cases of cough and chest congestion, you need to massage and gently press the pads of its feet, above the arch and below the toes.
Pain in the hips often occurs as a result of a fast growth of certain parts of the body. In order to relieve this pain, just massage your child’s heels.
- Sinus pain
Pain in the sinuses is very agonizing for the adults, let alone for the small children. In order to relieve your baby from this pain, you need to massage the underside of its toes.
Please remember that in cases of serious issues, you should always consult with your doctor.