Reflexology has long been used as a way to treat ailments of the body through stimulating reflex points located throughout the bottom of the foot. Reflexology is beneficial because it works through increasing the blood-flow to certain areas of the body, increasing circulation to tissues, glands, organs and improving well-being and health to the body. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot ailments, where individuals feel pain along the bottom of the heel. Sharp pain is usually felt along the heel during the first steps in the morning, after not putting pressure on it throughout the night.

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By Laura Leiva
eHow Contributor