Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Hospital of Xuanmu District; Hospital of Jiangsu Provincial Organs
Zhang, L., Zong, L., and Dong, W., "Clinical Observation on Treatment of 50 Cases of Infantile Autumn Diarrhea with Hand and Foot Reflexotherapy." 1998 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 22-23
45 patients in a control group, both male and female, with infantile autumn diarrhea were given expectant treatments and drugs (western and Chinese). Fifty patients, in a treatment group, both male and female, were given the same along with 5-10 minutes of hand and foot reflexology 1-2 times a day. The treatment group were relieved quicker than the control group..
Foot and hand reflexology were found to be effective for the relief of infantile autumn diarrhea.