Reflexology for Handicapped Children




  Handicapped Children, Various Handicaps  

Study Conducted:



  China   Not indicated.  



Zhang, B. (1994). "Observation of the Effect of Foot Reflexology on Rehabilitation of Handicapped Children." 1994 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, page 5.


  10 handicapped children, ages 6 months-14 years old, with cerebral palsy (3), progressive myodystrophy (1), hypophrenosis (4), atelencephalia (1) and cerebellar hypoplasia (1), were given 10-90 days of foot reflexology Results: All 10 children improved in daily functions.


  Foot reflexology was found to be effective for treatment of hypophrenosis, cerebral palsy, progressive myodystrophy, atelencephalia, and cerebellar hypoplasia.

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