Reflexotherapy of the Feet / Edition 1

Reflexotherapy of the Feet / Edition 1

by Hanne Marquardt
     
 

Foot reflexology is now widely used to relieve symptoms of many disorders. Hanne Marquardt is a pioneer in teaching and practicing foot reflexology in Germany - many of today's practicing foot reflexologists were trained at her well-established teaching institution. This book, based on the best-selling fourth German edition, has been constantly reviewed and updated

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Overview

Foot reflexology is now widely used to relieve symptoms of many disorders. Hanne Marquardt is a pioneer in teaching and practicing foot reflexology in Germany - many of today's practicing foot reflexologists were trained at her well-established teaching institution. This book, based on the best-selling fourth German edition, has been constantly reviewed and updated by the author, incorporating new findings and strategies as they evolved.

In many hand-drawn illustrations of the microsystem of the feet, the book introduces the principles and the practice of foot reflexology. It covers - the complete topography of zones - general treatment examples - specific applications and strategies on treatment combinations The book profits from the author's personal style and lengthy teaching experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865779310
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,218,790
Product dimensions:
70.00(w) x 97.50(h) x 7.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

 

I General Principles

   Introduction

   A Practical Approach to RTF

   Therapeutic Approach to Feet: Touching - Treating

   Characteristics of Abnormal Zones; Limits of Dosage

   Stabilizing Grips

   Indications and Contraindications

 

II Practical Part

   Treatment Preparation

   Pain: Its Sense and Significance

   Seven Groups of Zones

   The First Treatment as an Assessment

   Performing the Follow-Up Treatments

   Final Treatment

   Duration of and Intervals Between Treatments

   Reactions during Treatment Intervals

   Right-Left Interchangeability of Zones of the Feet

   Examples of Treatment

      Zones of the Head and Neck

      Zones of the Spine, Thorax, and Shoulder Girdle

      Zones of the Urinary Tract, Bones and Tissue of the Pelvis and Lower Extremities

      Zones of the Endocrine System

      Zones of the Respiratory Organs and Heart

      Zones of the Digestive Tract

      Zones of the Lymphatic System

 

III Additional Information and Treatment of Special Groups of Patients

   Deviations in the Location of Zones

   Careful Treatment of Symptomatic Zones in Special Diseases

   Treatment in Acute Situations

   Diagnostic Facilities and Limitations

   Treatment Combinations

   Self-Treatment and Mechanical Aids

   Patient Groups with Special Diseases

   Treatment of Scars

   Pregnancy, Delivery, and Treatment of the Newborn

   Treatment of Babies and Children

   Further Developments in RTF

   Summary of the Method

 

Index

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