In order to read the body we need to acknowledge that tensions in your body represent emotional angst. For most people their right side is their yang side, (masculine, moving forward in the world) and the left side is their yin side, (female, emotional).
As a quick guide, have a look at your body shape. Are you:
Some areas may not appear to have a chakra nearby but are always connected to one of the major chakras shown:
Elbows – these relate to Heart and Solar Plexus chakras
Knees/thighs/calves – look at Base chakra, Earth Star and Soul Star chakras
Ankles/wrists – look at Sacral chakra
Feet – look at Earth Star and Soul Star chakras