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Reflexology: Reflex Areas on the Plantar Surface of the Feet (Page 1)

Because there are reflexology "reflexes" on all surfaces of the feet (and the hands), it is not possible to show the positions of all of these reflexology "reflexes" on just one view of the feet (or hands).

This page shows the positions of some of the reflexology areas on the plantar surfaces of the feet.
"Plantar Surface" means the surface of the feet that is facing downwards when one stands with both feet flat on the floor.

Not all of the reflex areas on this surface are illustrated in this diagram because some of these reflexes over-lap, and too many labels on one diagram can make it difficult to read easily. See "Reflexology Areas - Plantar Surfaces (2)" for more reflex areas (of glands, organs, and other parts of the body) located on the plantar sufaces of the feet.


The diagram above includes the following parts of the body:

  • Anal Sphincter
  • Appendix
  • Ascending Colon
  • Bladder
  • Cardiac Sphincter
  • Descending Colon
  • Hepatic Flexure
  • Hypothalamus
  • Ileocaecal Valve
  • Oesophagus
  • Pancreas
  • Pituitary Gland
  • Pyloric Sphincter
  • Sigmoid Colon
  • Small Intestine
  • Thymus
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Transverse Colon

On each side of the body:



  • Left Adrenal Gland
  • Left Ear
  • Left Eustachian Tube
  • Left Eye
  • Left Inguinal Lymph Node
  • Left Kidney
  • Left Shoulder
  • Right Adrenal Gland
  • Right Ear
  • Right Eustachian Tube
  • Right Eye
  • Right Inguinal Lymph Node
  • Right Kidney
  • Right Shoulder
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