Foot Acupressure Points for Burning Feet and Ailments in the Body:
Sit for a while and place your feet in front of you and have a look at them – what do you see? For one, you may see only feet made for running and walking. While others may see, their feet as only part of their body taking them from one point to another a part providing movement?
Some may say, I see my feet and they are very sore from standing on them all day – the point is that one’s feet is a very important part of our body not only for movement but provides some interesting foot acupressure points used for healing different ailments found in the body.
Different Reflexology Points for a Variety of Treatments:
Our feet have a lot of reflexology point, with some knowledge one can use these different areas of your feet to heal a variety of ailments found in your body, and made up of the following:
- Hormonal imbalances
- Improving your sleep pattern
- Providing relaxation
- Improve vision
- Digestion problems
- Improve posture
- Relieve back pain
- Headache and migraine relief
- Helps with anxiety
- Treat certain illnesses and symptoms
- Helps reduce stress
However, when one suffers from burning feet from standing all day there are foot acupressure points that one can apply pressure to help relieve the burning sensation in your feet and other ailments found in the body.
Pressure Points for Burning Feet and Other Ailments
The following pressure points one can use to help relieve burning feet and many other illnesses found in the body. One does not need to use all these acupoints and when you have a free hand, you can apply pressure to these points effectively.
One finds the Kun Lun on the inner side of your ankle. Apply pressure to this acupressure point by using your thumbs one centimeter away from the ankle on both feet for two minutes every day. It helps with numbness, neck inflexibility, backache, ankle, and pain in the heel, nosebleed, swollen ankles, fever, and blurred vision.
The San Yin Jiao
The San Yin Jiao is found on the inside surface of your leg by placing four fingers-width above your inner ankle bone. Here one can apply pressure for up to two minutes and great for treating:
- Abdominal pain
- Helps with balancing
- Irregular menstruation
- Clinical depression
- Immune deficiency disorders
- Varicose veins
- Pre-menstrual stress
- Hot flashes
- Low Sexual desire
- Burning feet
The Fu Liu
Just below the San Yin Jiao point, one finds the Fu Liu pressure point about two finger widths below on the front border of the tendon-calcaneus. Benefits of using this point help improve energy in the aged and great for low backache, abdominal pain, swelling of your legs, foot weakness, night sweating, hemorrhoids, and burning feet.
The Zu San Li
When one is looking for the Zu San Li one can find it situated four fingers-widths below your kneecap towards the outer side of the shinbone. The Zu San Li is known for strengthening the whole body and when applying pressure to this point it helps with not only relieving burning feet but also:
- To boost energy
- Knee pain
- Gastric pain
- Mental disorders
One can find the Tai Xi pressure points in the groove between the medial malleolus and your tendo-calcaneus level at the tip of the medial malleolus. Applying pressure to this point helps relieve burning feet, toothache, sore throat, asthma, impotence, insomnia, lower backache, anxiety, and an ever-young point in removing age lines.
The Gong Sun
One finds the Gong Sun acupressure point on the arch of your foot, two finger-widths away from the ball of your foot in a hollow above the tendon of your big toe. Applying up to two-minute pressure to this point helps with gastric pain, heartburn, immune deficiency, tiredness, inflammation in the stomach, ulcers, epilepsy, depression, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety attacks, burning feet.
The Calm Sleep Reflexology Point:
One finds the Calm Sleep reflexology point in the groove directly below your outer anklebone. Applying pressure to this hollow point helps with relieving ankle pain, insomnia, heel pain and most other related foot pains. Apply pressure to this point by using your index finger while massaging in a circular motion.
Some other Helpful Techniques to Use with Foot Acupressure Points:
Although burning feet are common for people standing on their feet all day it could also relate to certain shoes that one wears. Even when applying this foot acupressure points there are some other helpful techniques one can follow to help relieve burning feet and ankle pain.
You can soak your feet in a tub of warm water with some crystal salt to make them relaxed and helps to make your leg muscles relax at the same time. Another great way is by taking some lavender, camphor, or eucalyptus essential oils and massage, the oils into your feet and preferably done by someone else. This will help to make one relax and helps with the burning sensation found in the feet.
Take care of your feet:
Our feet are important as they provide us with mobility in getting from one point to another. Our feet work the hardest in our body as we are on our feet most part of the day. Try to avoid straining your feet and staying in one position all the time when standing. In addition, always remember when applying foot acupressure point for relieving burning feet or any other ailments found in the body, one needs to drink plenty of warm water after treatment. This helps to clear toxins out of the body and always consult a doctor before starting any form of Acupressure Therapy!