Elderly health proper foot massage

Elderly health proper foot massage

As the saying goes, “If you want the elderly to rest, Yongquan is always warm.” Pushing and rubbing the Yongquan point is commonly known as “foot rubbing”, and you need to rub out the heat. It has obvious effects on senile obesity, soft legs and constipation.

  The foot, Shaoyin, and kidney meridians start at the foot of the little toe, pass through the center of the foot diagonally, and then rearward along the inside, enter the heel, and then step on the calf belly, continue upward, and follow the trailing edge of the thigh, Leading to the spine.

The meridians running straight in the kidney also go up into the lungs and throat.

This meridian mainly treats the symptoms of gynecology, anterior yin, kidney, lungs, and throat, such as irregular menstruation, missed sperm, unfavourable urination, edema, constipation, and diarrhea.

Among them, Yongquan and Taixi are good for daily health.

  Yongquan: Yongquan is located at the bottom of the foot, at the first third of the line connecting the toe seam of the 2nd to 3rd toe with the heel.

As the saying goes, “If you want the elderly to rest, Yongquan is always warm.” Pushing and rubbing the Yongquan point is commonly known as “foot rubbing”, and you need to rub out the heat. It has obvious effects on senile obesity, soft legs and constipation.

The specific method is to use the thumb to repeatedly rub back and forth from the heel to the Yongquan point, or gently pat with the palm of your hand, and it is advisable to have a heat at the bottom of the foot.

In addition, you can use hot saline to soak your feet to warm Yongquan. The temperature of the water can be adjusted to your own level. Soak 15 minutes before going to bed every day.
30 minutes.

  Taixi: In the foot fracture, the depression between the inset tip and the Achilles tendon.

Take a sitting position with your feet apart naturally, or take a cross-legged sitting position.

Then use both thumbs to tap or rub the Taixi acupoint. It is appropriate to feel soreness, to warm the kidney and tonify the yang. For the fear of cold caused by yang deficiency, cold limbs have a better effect.