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This book covers the basis and theory of RZT, including the scientific basis
of its action. It also covers the basics of RZT practice assessment, interpretation
and treatment through a variety of different strokes, holds and pressure techniques.
In addition, the reflex zones of the body are described ad illustrated in detail,
and the affects of treatment in various different client groups are covered
- A clear and complete introduction to a popular therapeutic approach.Aimed very specifically at the reader with a background and understanding of healthcare practice, especially nursing, midwifery and manual therapies.
- Covers whatever scientific data is currently relevant, giving the reader confidence in basis of suggestions for practice.Emphasises safe and responsible practice for both client and therapist.
- Shows how to give individual treatment whatever the presenting symptoms.Emphasises treatment of usually shrouded causes of illness lying in the background.
- Discusses legal and professional issuesExplains first aid treatment to relieve stress and common disorders in home and clinical situations.
- Special emphasis is given to and explanation is provided for:
- Recent research showing physiological mechanisms accounting for good effects of reflex zone therapy.Considerations to be taken into account when treating children, the elderly and during pregnancy.
- Considering legal and professional issues.Suggested techniques for symptomatic treatment for acute pain and malfunction.
- Relationship between teeth, scars and reflex zones is described, with description of how to use these conextions in treatment.Treatment of the back, the hands and the feet.
- Treating people with cancer.Hints on self-help measures which will further consolidate treatment.
- Detailed charts showing reflex zones of muscles.How to palpate the feet
and the tissue changes that can be detected
What is Reflex Zone Therapy? The development and theory of RZT. How does RZT work?
The basics of RZT practice.Planning treatment. Assessment. Interpreting assessment findings and deciding upon treatment. Treatment: principals, basic techniques and procedures. Treatment: further techniques.
The reflex zones of the body. The feet. The hands. The back. The oronasopharynx
Section four RZT in different groups. RZT in pregnancy. RZT for children. RZT for elderly people. Treating people with cancer, life-threatening and degenerative diseases.
Appendix I Symptomatic treatment for first aid. Appendix II Nutrition. Appendix III The lift. Appendix IV The Sitz bath. Appendix V Anatomical terms. Appendix VI Useful addresses. Further reading.