reflex therapy

re·flex ther·a·py

treatment of some morbid condition by exciting a reflex action, as in the household treatment of nosebleed by a piece of ice applied to the cervical spine.
Synonym(s): reflexotherapy
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When she found Omar responding to a non-invasive approach in Europe called Temprana Reflex Therapy, she and her team collec-ted data from the interiors of Oman to offer treatment with the backing of ministries and companies.
White Hands services Baabood, who is specialised in international education and curriculum development, said that the centre provides a wide range of services to disabled people of all ages including psychological tests, speech therapy, psychotherapy, reflex therapy, Irlen screening and diagnosing, home services for severely disabled and elderly and training as well as research and consultation.
Briefer outlines of massage, aromatherapy, biofeedback, body awareness, Feldenkrais, functional relaxation, yoga, reflex therapy, shiatsu and tai chi ch'uan are also included.
Vertical Reflex Therapy (VRT) is a supplementary technique to conventional reflexology, in that the feet are treated whilst the receiver is standing.