zone therapy


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zone therapy

Developed by American surgeon Dr William Fitzgerald, this is an early western form of reflexology in which healing can be brought about by massaging certain zones in the foot.
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zone therapy

n (Med) → Reflexzonenmassage f
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This practice, called reflexology or zone therapy, dates back over 5,000 years in China and to 2330 BC in Egypt.
Cetuem podiatry cooling gel is quoted as being ideal for all zone therapy manipulation of the legs and feet.
Ingham, a physiotherapist and pioneer of reflexology claimed that the feet and hands mapped the entire body into "reflexes" on the feet renaming "zone therapy" to reflexology.
||In 1913 American doctor William Fitzgerald introduced this complimentary therapy as 'zone therapy'.
Reflexology caught Lucia's interest, so whilst continuing to work full-time, she studied, gaining qualifications in the zone therapy, the alternative medicine involving the physical act of applying pressure to the feet, hands, or ears with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion.
A London-based practitioner and teacher of reflexology, Tiran introduces experienced practitioners of the manual therapy technique to the reflex zone therapy approach, a variation used in orthodox healthcare notably by midwives.