How to Work the Flat of the Foot with Reflexology

Learn how to work the flat of the foot from certified reflexologist Chantel C. Lucier in this foot reflexology techniques video from Howcast.

So this is techniques for the flat of the foot. Or it’s kind of this outer area here, what drops down. We know the arch of the foot. A little bit further out is more where it’s flat, and that’s the flat of the foot. So, in order to access this area, I thumb-walk it. You could thumb-walk it up, or you could thumb-walk it down. With thumb-walking it up, I’ll start at the heel line, which is right here, and I’m just going to thumb-walk up. I’m always, always securing the foot with this hand. If I let go of here, there’s no… I just don’t have control over her leg or over her foot. And I want to make sure she feel secure. So I’m going all the way up, always securing the foot, or whatever area I’m working on. Or you could also go down. So you could go down here, start here. I’m securing it both with my fingers and also my fingers here. And I have my thumb also on the arch of the foot. So I’m really securing it. So you go down, and then you thumb-walk all the way down. Also, you could pinch the side of the foot. So you could start up here. Be aware this is where your shoulder reflexes is, you arm,