Chengguan Hospital and Clinic Pharmaceutical Factory of Wuyuan County
Cao, R. and Zhan, T., "Clinical Experience in Treatment of 36 Cases of Sciatica with Foot Massage Plus Hand Acupuncture." 1993 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 53-55.
36 patients, with sciatica were given 45-50 minutes each of foot reflexology and 10-30 sessions of hand acupuncture. Twenty-eight patients had sciatica as their primary disease and 8 patients had it as their secondary disease. Those with sciatica as their primary group had a better results at a rate of 80.55%. with the total result being 91.66%
Foot reflexology with hand acupuncture was found to be effective for the relief of sciatica.