Han, F., "Therapeutic Effect of Foot Reflexology on Senile Encephalatrophy." 1994 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 12-15
3 case with senile encephalatrophy (dementia) were given foot reflexology. After 20 sessions, a 58 yr old female with insomnia, dizziness, and poor memory improved greatly. After 2 months, a 84 yr old male suffering from stubbornness, slow reaction and loss of memory of recent events showed remarkable improvement. After 8 sessions, a 58 yr old man with headaches and forgetfulness for 20 years felt mentally cleared and memory improved.
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for the relief of symptoms associated with senile encephalatrophy (dementia).