If your feet are feeling stiff and sore, giving yourself a foot massage is a fast and easy way to get relief and you don't have to be as good as us —even the most basic DIY foot massage will help warm up your aching muscles busy or away from us.
Massaging your feet can also help ease your stress and reduce swelling due to fluid buildup (edema) in your feet. Read on to learn a few simple techniques to get your aching feet feeling better in no time!
Sit down and rest your foot on your knee
Rub lotion or oil over your entire foot
Knead your foot with your knuckles for a deep massage
Rub or press with your thumbs for more targeted pressure
Spend extra time on areas where your feet hurt
Wiggle or pull your toes gently to massage them
Stretch your foot by gently pulling your toes back
Stroke up and back lightly to relieve swelling
Do some light foot and ankle stretches
Try a foot roller or electric massager for targeted relief