Jiading District Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital
Wu, Z., "An Observation on Therapeutic Effects of Foot Reflexotherapy in Treatment of Sequelae of the First Lumbar Vertebra Compression Fracture." 1994 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 109-112.
A 59 yr old male with a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebrae and paralyzed right leg was given foot reflexology daily for 20 days. He had 2 follow-up; and on the second one, his symptoms disappeared and he showed an increase in thickness of his right leg.
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for the relief of sequelae of a first lumbar vertebrae compression fracture.