The sciatic nerve starts between the L4 and L5 of the spine and runs down each leg into the feet. Each foot has 2400 nerves. When the nerves are constricted, problems may arise in various parts of the body, systems and organs.
The therapist kneads the feet then stretches the feet to relax them. presses various pressure points on feet to alleviate foot tension while breaking up uric acid build up. Knuckles and thumbs are used to apply firm pressure to various pressure points. This process aides in bringing back circulation back to the feet and may reduce chronic pain.
This is not a foot massage.