reflexotherapy

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

reflexotherapy

(1) Reflexology.  
(2) A permutation of homuncular acupuncture performed on the feet.

reflexotherapy

(re-fleks?o-ther'a-pe) [? + Gr. therapeia, treatment]
Treatment by manipulating, anesthetizing, or cauterizing an area distant from the location of the disorder.
See: spondylotherapy
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- The Kabat diagonals of flexion and extension for lower limbs: diagonal 1 Movement bottom up; diagonal 2; Variants for knee movement made on both diagonals; besides these rehabilitation exercises, the patient was submitted to procedures of physiotherapy--electric currents, electrical muscle stimulation, paraffin wraps, therapeutic massage, reflexotherapy; balance exercises and fist spasticity exercises; bike and rib stall exercises; pull-downs for the left arm.
[15] Hence the comparison of the effectiveness of reflexotherapy with the presence of skilled birth attendant on psycho physiological parameters of primi gravid women in labour is done.
In a translation from the seventh German edition, Marquardt incorporates recent developments into her text on reflexotherapy of the feet.
Nevertheless, advances are continuously being made by the National Center for Integrative and Complementary Health (NCCIH), which since 1999 has been gradually answering these questions for many CI therapies, including reflexotherapy [14].
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[Experience with using reflexotherapy in treating Sjogren's syndrome].
Maintaining optimum weight, walking on bare feet on the sand, foot baths, massaging of the feet with essential oils, reflexotherapy, foot stretches and regular physical exercises go a long way to keep you well and on your feet.
The town has been named among Europe's top 10 health resorts and offers curative showers, curative mud, music chambers, reflexotherapy and oxygen treatment.
(7) Use of electrostimulation in rhinology is extremely rare and, when used, was performed either as a form of reflexotherapy (8) or transcranially.
Auriculodiagnostics in clinical reflexotherapy. Methodical recommendation.