When muscles are overworked, waste products such as lactic acid can accumulate, causing soreness, stiffness, and even muscle spasms. Massages help to improve circulation which increases blood flow, transporting oxygen to body tissues. This traditional foot massage induces a state of deep relaxation by opening neural pathways. A reflexology session stimulates over 7000 nerves, encouraging the opening and cleansing of neural pathways. Foot massages also cleanses the body of toxins and impurities while balancing the whole body system resulting in a stimulation of energy throughout the body.