Reflexology massage of the feet has been shown to be beneficial to the receiver. Reflexology helps with circulation in the feet and lower leg, improves lymphatic flow in the lower extremities and various regions of the body. Following the body map of the feet the whole body system can be stimulated or relaxed. Reflexology can be practiced with both a gentle and hard pressure and tools may be employed to apply pressure at particular points. Many cultures through history have documented the benefits of reflexology but as yet none have been formerly proven. It is of utmost importance that a client seeks medical advise for any medical condition that may be causing them concern so as to avoid any delay in them receiving the appropriate treatment.