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Reflex Zone Therapy of the Feet: A Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals (Revised)

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This revised edition contains updated color illustrations, new case studies, and an expanded list of treatments. It reveals breakthrough discoveries in reflexology such as the solar plexus zone and includes a guide to treating many common ailments. Review Quotes: ""Reflex Zone Therapy of the Feet" is likely to be a...

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This revised edition contains updated color illustrations, new case studies, and an expanded list of treatments. It reveals breakthrough discoveries in reflexology such as the solar plexus zone and includes a guide to treating many common ailments.
Review Quotes:
""Reflex Zone Therapy of the Feet" is likely to be a welcomed addition to the library of every practitioner or serious student of this ancient art."

Review Quotes:
"I believe "Reflex Zone Therapy of the Feet" is a book that should be in every bodyworker's library. It would be a wonderful addition to the already published information and used as a resource. Hanne Marquardt is very knowledgeable and we have much to gain from her expertise."

Jacket Description/Back:
HEALTH / BODYWORK "Reflex Zone Therapy of the Feet is likely to be a welcomed addition to the library of every practitioner or serious student of this ancient art." --Donna J. Finando, L.Ac., L.M.T., coauthor of Trigger Point Therapy for Myofascial Pain Based on Hanne Marquardt's early training with Eunice Ingham and her many years of practical experience as a therapist and teacher, this authoritative manual describes the reflex zones of the feet in detail. With full-color illustrated maps as well as explanations of how these zones relate to the internal organs, Marquardt's guide to treating many common ailments such as migraine, sciatica, and bronchitis--both in others and oneself--has stood the test of time. This thoroughly revised edition contains completely new and enhanced color illustrations throughout as well as new case studies and an expanded list of ailments and treatments. Marquardt also includes new information on symptoms, massage techniques, treating babies and children, and recent discoveries in reflexology such as the solar plexus zone. Offering the latest information on the relationship between the foot and the human form, why the feet are treated and not the hands, and recognizing the healing signs of detoxification reactions, this updated edition provides a solid foundation for those just delving in to reflexology as well as an enriched reference for bodywork professionals. HANNE MARQUARDT, a registered nurse, naturopath, and student of the reflexology pioneer Eunice Ingham, is the most well-known and experienced reflexologist in Europe today. The founder of 15 reflexology schools in Germany and abroad, she lectures on foot reflexology throughout the world. She lives in Germany.

Brief Description:
Translation of: Reflexzonenarbeit am Fuss.

Brief Description:
"The classic reflexology reference with new material and new illustrations"--Provided by publisher.

Biographical Note:
Hanne Marquardt, a registered nurse, naturopath, and student of the reflexology pioneer Eunice Ingham, is the most well-known and experienced reflexologist in Europe today. The founder of 15 reflexology schools in Germany and abroad, she lectures on foot reflexology throughout the world. She lives in Germany.

Marc Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.; Translated from the German.

Table of Contents:
Preface to the New Edition -- Translator's Preface to the First English Edition, 1983 -- Foreword to the First Edition, 1975 / Dr. Erich Rauch -- Introduction -- Part 1. Theory -- 1. The History of Reflex Zone Therapy -- 2. The Zone Grid -- 3. The Concept of Reflex Zones -- 4. Review of the Reflex Zones of the Feet -- 5. Burdened Reflex Zones of the Foot -- 6. Symptomatic and Background Zones -- 7. Indications for Therapists and Laypeople -- 8. Contraindications -- Part 2. Practical Application -- 9. Positioning the Patient -- 10. The Grip Sequence -- 11. The First Treatment -- 12. Treatment Sequence -- 13. Subsequent Treatments -- 14. Reactions -- 15. Using Background Zones: The Example of Headache Patients -- 16. Interpreting Stressed Reflex Zones -- 17. Duration of Treatment -- 18. Treatment Combinations -- 19. Feet and Hands -- 20. The Right Age for Reflex Zone Massage -- 21. Emollients and Foot Aids -- 22. Self-Treatment -- Part 3. Case Histories -- 23. Treatment of Specific Ailments: Case Histories -- Part 4. Indications -- 24. Using Treatment Indications -- 25. Indications for Reflex Zone Therapy -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Author -- Index.
The classic reflexology reference with new material and new illustrations
- Includes an expanded list of ailments and treatments, new case studies, and new material on symptoms, new zone discoveries, massage techniques, detox reactions to treatment, and treating babies and children
- New clear, easy-to-understand color illustrations
- By the most well-known and experienced reflexologist in Europe today
Based on Hanne Marquardt's early training with Eunice Ingham and her many years of practical experience as a therapist and teacher, this authoritative manual describes the reflex zones of the feet in detail. With full-color illustrated maps as well as explanations of how these zones relate to the internal organs, Marquardt's guide to treating many common ailments such as migraine, sciatica, and bronchitis both in others and oneself has stood the test of time.
This revised edition contains completely new color illustrations throughout as well as new case studies and an expanded list of ailments and treatments. Marquardt also includes new information on symptoms, massage techniques, treating babies and children, and recent discoveries in reflexology such as the solar plexus zone. Offering new discussions of the relationship between the foot and the human form, why the feet are treated and not the hands, and recognizing the healing signs of detoxification reactions, this updated edition provides a solid foundation for those just delving in to reflexology as well as an enriched reference for bodywork professionals.

Contributor Bio: Marquardt, Hanne
Hanne Marquardt, a registered nurse, naturopath, and student of the reflexology pioneer Eunice Ingham, is the most well-known and experienced reflexologist in Europe today. The founder of 15 reflexology schools in Germany and abroad, she lectures on foot reflexology throughout the world. She lives in Germany.

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