Reflexology and Insomnia

Subject:

Insomnia

Study Conducted:

Country:

Institution:

China The Women and Infantile Health Centre of                 Inner Mongolia

Citation:

Gao, W., Wang, Z., and Liu, H.(1996). “Preliminary Exploration of Treatment for Insomnia.” 1996 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, pages 7-8.

Synopsis:

70 patients with insomnia were given foot reflexology. Group A was given 10 sessions twice a day and Group B was given 10 sessions once a day. Group A showed 88.57% improvement after five days and 100% after ten days. Group B showed 22.86% improvement after 5 days and 91.43% after 10 days..

Conclusion:

Foot reflexology was found to be effective for the relief of insomnia. .
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