Reflexology is a unique method of using thumb and fingers to stimulate more than seven thousand two hundred nerve endings in each foot. these nerve endings correspond to all parts of the body, including organs and glands. Some relexologists also work with hands and the ears. Stimulating the appropriate region is intended to eliminate energy blockages thought to produce pain or disease in the related areas. Reflexology is used to prevent, rather than cure, and is used to relieve a wide variety of ailments.