Reflexology for Diarrhea

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  Colon, Diarrhea, Infantile  

Study Conducted:



  China   Workers' Hospital of Nanjing Chemical Plant  



Wei, S., "Foot Reflex Zone Massage in the Treatment of Infantile Diarrhea." 1994 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, page 68


  25 patients, both male and female, from 1-4 yrs old, with infantile diarrhea were given foot reflexology focusing on the ascending. transverse and descending colon, small intestine, spleen and stomach reflexes. Twenty-two patients (88%) were relieved after 1-4 sessions, two (8%) improved and one patient did not return for the second session


  Foot reflexology was found to be effective for relief of infantile diarrhea.

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