Begin with your right thumb, exhale and inhale 36 breaths (or minutes). Continue with each finger. Do the right hand, then the left. If you don’t have time for both hands, hold the side that feels most tense. Hold that finger until you experience a shift.
The Organs of your body have their sensory touches at the bottom of your foot, if you massage these points you will find relief from aches and pains as you can see the heart is on the left foot. Typically they are shown as points and arrows to show which organ it connects to. It is indeed correct since the nerves connected to these organs terminate here. This is covered in great detail in Acupressure studies or textbooks.
If you suffer with arthritis pain, you MUST try this blend: it works miracles. It includes eucalyptus, birch, peppermint, lavender and rosemary oils: some will help with inflammation, some with pain and others will help you relax. Gently massage in your painful areas twice a day.