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Purpose: This study was to examine the effects of foot reflexology on pain and depression of middle-aged women with Osteoarthritis Method. Conclusion: The results suggest that the foot reflexology is effective in relieving of pain and depression.
The effects of Aroma foot reflexology and foot reflexology on blood pressure, pulse rate and blood lipid level of elderly essential hypertensive patients in a rural area. In conclusion, both of aroma foot reflexology and foot reflexology had positive effects to decrease the blood pressure and pulse rates of the elderly essential hypertensive patients in a rural area and would be utilized as a nursing intervention for them.
In light of studies that have shown the benefit of this 2,000-year old treatment for conditions such as nausea, back pain, anxiety and headaches, insurance companies are increasingly covering acupuncture as a complementary treatment, said Kim.
A study last year at Manchester University found three-quarters of IBS patients experienced improvement in their symptoms after hypnotherapy, and the effects lasted for five years or more.
This spring I will hit my mid-40s, and one of the things I've decided to finally do for myself is start a regular workout program. But after a long layoff at my age, I'm wondering what I need to do after getting medical clearance from my doctor.
When you're dealing with pain, nasal congestion or stomach problems, you likely turn to medication for help. But a growing number of area people are seeking relief through integrative medicine.