In this 2012 clinical study from Iran, female and male nurses with chronic low back pain had effective reduction the severity of their pain. According to the study nursing is one of the top 10 careers that suffer the most intense musculoskeletal injuries.
Score another one for REFLEXOLOGY!
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Keywords: pain, complementary therapies, nursing, reflexology, back pain, low back pain, workplace, worker injury
Reflexology reduces the pain, and helps with sleep deprivation symptoms for all patients, so it is no surprise that is works well for RA patients too.
See the study below for more information about Foot reflexology as a non-pharmacological nursing intervention for the reduction of pain and sleep deprivation symptoms for RA patients.
What is QofL - Quality of Life, what is more important for those managing the effects of cancer treatment? Nothing...
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See the interesting study below showing the positive effect of reflexology for middle aged women aged, and improving the quality of their lives!
No Surprise Here!
Reflexology is a healing modality for all of the body.
In this randomized controlled study, women were treated with ear, hand, and foot reflexology, and the results demonstrated a significantly greater decrease in premenstrual symptoms for the women given true reflexology treatment than for the women in the placebo group. See the study link below.
Reflexology therapy should be a part of any treatment program for those suffering from neurological disorders of the brain, nerves, and spine. In my opinion, the positive effect that reflexology has on the nervous system makes it an obvious therapeutic choice for these types of illnesses.
The study linked below was published in 2017, and provides proof that reflexology, and relaxation can relieve anxiety, stress and depression for women with MS. (MS) Multiple sclerosis is a progressive autoimmune inflammatory disease of the central nervous system having a profound effect on physical function, and quality of life due to a myriad of debilitating symptoms.
Tags: Anxiety, multiple sclerosis, reflexology, relaxation, stress and depression
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Migraines are essentially attacks of tension based pain that have a basis in congestion, inflammation, and ineffective circulation in the body. Reflexology is a therapy that is tailor made for relieving congestion, reducing inflammatory response, and bringing harmony to body. Reflexology can slow the heart rate, calm the mind, and bring a sense of peace, which is exactly what migraine sufferers need.
The study (link below), which ran from 2013 - 2015 in Zywiec, Poland was reported in the JTCM - The Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and found patients who received reflexology had significant decrease in the extent of migraine attack symptoms.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that is poorly understood, and often difficult to treat, but there is hope in this study, which confirmed that reflexology decreased fibromyalgia pain symptoms in multiple areas of the body such as the head, neck and arms. Read more at the link below.
Reflexology is a gentle healing practice that can help almost anyone with their overall heath and well being. The study below confirms the positive effects of reflexology.
Nursing, Breast cancer, Reflexology, inspire reflexology, Quality of life
Hello, I'm Sherri Obermark, a trained reflexologist, who is impassioned to help others with energy, health and healing through foot, and hand reflexology.