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Therapeutic reflexology : a step-by-step guide to professional competence / Paula S. Stone.

Author:
Stone, Paula S. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson, c2011.
Description:
xvi, 343, [104] p. ; ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • PART 1. OVERVIEW OF REFLEXOLOGY -- Chapter 1. Introduction to Reflexology -- Overview -- Why Learn Reflexology? -- History of Reflexology -- India -- Egypt -- Asia -- Tibet -- China and Japan -- Europe -- United States -- Resurgence -- Chapter 2. Theories of Reflexology -- Overview -- Objective of Reflexology -- Definition of Reflexology -- Theories on How Reflexology Works -- Lymphatic Theory -- Meridian Theory -- Nerve Theory -- Proprioceptor Theory -- Zone Theory -- Why Reflexology is Effective -- Other Theories -- Contemporary Inclusive Theory -- Lessen Deposits, Improve Health -- Chapter 3. Zone Therapy, Meridian Therapy, and Reflexology -- Overview -- Zone Therapy and Reflexology -- Vertical (Longitudinal) Zones -- Transverse (Horizontal) Zones -- Eastern Anatomical View of Zones -- Principles of Zone Therapy -- Applications of Zone Therapy and Reflexology -- Zone Therapy and Meridian Therapy -- Meridian Therapy and Reflexology -- Chapter 4. Forms of Reflexology -- Overview -- Reflex Maps -- Techniques and Tools -- Foot Reflexology -- Hand Reflexology -- Auriculotherapy -- Iridology and Sclerology -- Tongue Assessment -- Body Reflexology -- Chapter 5. Reflexology, Massage, and Allied Practices -- Overview -- Reflexology is Distinctive -- Reflexology and Massage Therapy -- Reflexology and Aromatherapy -- Reflexology and Acupressure -- Reflexology and Lymphatic Drainage -- Reflexology and Other Approaches -- PART 2. THE REFLEXOLOGY PRACTICE -- Chapter 6. Wellness Models -- Overview -- Role of Allied Health Practices -- Wellness Paradigm -- Reflexology Applications in Approaches to Client Care -- Palliative Care -- Condition Management -- Therapeutic Change -- Indications of Reflexology and Zone Therapy -- Cautions, Considerations, and Contraindications of Reflexology and Zone Therapy -- Cautions and Considerations -- Contraindications -- Responses to Reflexology and Zone Therapy -- Positive Responses -- Physical Discomfort -- Healing Crisis -- Emotional or Psychological Release -- Communication Skills -- Chapter 7. Session Fundamentals and Charting -- Overview -- Room Setup -- Intention -- Conducting a Session -- Greet the Client -- Greet the Feet -- Perform the Reflexology Session -- Conclude the Session -- Chart the Session -- Medical Referrals -- Frequency -- Identifying Session Goals -- Schedules -- Session Design -- Objective -- Approach -- Duration -- Listening Skills -- Chapter 8. Reflexology Practice and Business -- Overview -- Business Structure -- Business and Professional Development Plan -- Bookkeeping and Accounting -- Insurance -- Disclosure of Fees -- Ethics -- Professional Boundaries -- Confidentiality -- Scope of Practice -- Public Health and Safety -- Best Practice Standards -- Licensing and Certification -- Massage -- Aromatherapy -- Acupressure -- Lymphatic Drainage -- Chapter 9. Self-Care for Reflexologists -- Overview -- Ergonomics, Body Mechanics, Leverage -- Benefits of Proper Body Mechanics -- Effects of Improper Body Mechanics -- Basic Concepts -- Applications -- Stretches -- Holistic Self-Care -- PART 3. FUNDAMENTALS OF REFLEXOLOGY -- Chapter 10. Orientation to the Body -- Overview -- Body Positions -- Body Planes and Directional Terms -- Directions and Movements -- Chapter 11. Anatomy and Physiology of the Foot and Leg -- Overview -- Structure of the Foot -- Bones of the Foot -- Phalanges -- Sesamoid Bones -- Tarsal Bones -- Metatarsal Bones -- Arches -- Heel -- Biomechanics of the Foot -- Structure of the Leg -- Bones -- Muscles -- Tendons -- Nerves -- Venous System -- Chapter 12. Guidelines and Stabilization -- Overview -- Guidelines -- Five Basic Guidelines -- Location -- Reflexology Foot Positions -- Teaching Conventions -- Client Comfort -- Ergonomics and Self-Care -- Locating Guidelines -- Longitudinal Tendon Guideline -- Head/Neck Guideline -- Diaphragm Guideline -- Waist Guideline -- Pelvic Guideline -- Chapter 13. Touch, Thumb, and Finger Techniques -- Overview -- Touch -- Qualities of Touch -- Medium -- Drag -- Direction -- Speed -- Rhythm -- Frequency -- Duration -- Depth of Pressure -- Healing, Pressure, and Pain -- Healing -- Pressure and Pain -- Technique Approaches -- Work within Pain Thresholds -- Deep Pressure with Devices -- Hands-Only Deep Work -- Hands-Only Variable Pressure -- Gentle, Persistent Pressure -- What is Felt During Reflexology? -- Possible Reasons for Tenderness and Pain -- PART 4. REFLEXOLOGY IN PRACTICE -- Chapter 14. The Body -- Overview -- Chemistry -- Organic Molecules -- Cell Structure -- Cell Function -- Tissue -- Organization of the Body -- Organs -- Systems of the Body -- Body Protocols -- Reflexes for the Entire Body -- Zone by Zone -- Health Challenges -- System by System -- Referral Areas -- Relationship among Fetal Position, Reflexes, Zones -- Chapter 15. Integumentary System -- Overview -- The Skin -- Structure of the Skin -- Conditions of the Skin -- Integumentary Reflexes -- Integumentary System Protocol -- Chapter 16. Skeletal System -- Overview -- Functions and Reflexes of the Skeletal System -- The Bones -- Axial Skeleton and Reflexes -- Appendicular Skeleton and Reflexes -- Joints -- Bones as Chemical Factories -- Skeletal System Protocol -- Chapter 17. Muscular System -- Overview -- Functions of the Muscular System -- Voluntary Muscle -- Involuntary Muscle -- Cardiac Muscle -- Muscle Movement -- Muscle Tension -- Muscular System Reflexes -- Pelvis, Hip, Leg, Knee Reflexes -- Shoulder, Arm, Elbow Reflexes -- Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD) Protocol -- Chapter 18. Nervous System -- Overview -- Functions of the Nervous System -- Nerve Cells -- Central Nervous System -- Peripheral Nervous System -- Nervous System Reflexes -- Brain Reflex and Head Reflex -- Face Reflex -- Spinal Cord Reflex -- Peripheral Nervous System Reflex -- Sciatic Nerve Reflex -- Helper Reflexes -- Nervous System Protocols -- Nervous System Protocol -- Head and Neck Protocol (Toe Protocol) -- Headache Protocol -- Tremors Protocol -- Chapter 19. Cardiovascular System -- Overview -- Circulation through the Body -- The Cardiac Cycle -- Blood Pressure -- Pedial Pulses -- Cardiovascular System Reflexes -- Heart Reflex -- Central Nervous System Reflexes -- Entire Body Reflex -- Kidney Reflex -- Brain and Neck Reflexes -- Gland Reflexes -- Diaphragm Reflex -- Back and Chest Reflexes -- Cardiovascular System Protocol -- Chapter 20. Sensory System -- Overview -- Skin -- Muscles and Joints -- Visceral Organs -- Photoreceptors (Eyes) -- Accessory Organs of the Eye -- Structure of the Eye -- Chemoreceptors (Taste and Smell) -- Taste -- Smell -- Smell and Taste -- Mechanoreceptors (Hearing and Balance) -- Hearing -- The Ear -- Balance -- Sensory System Reflexes -- Sense Reflexes in the Great Toe -- Reflexes in Shafts of Toes -- Eye Reflex -- Ear Reflex -- Nose Reflex -- Tongue Reflex -- Helper Reflexes -- Sensory System Protocol -- Chapter 21. Respiratory System -- Overview -- Organs -- Nose -- Sinus -- Pharynx (Throat) -- Trachea (Windpipe) -- Bronchi and Bronchioles -- Lungs -- Muscles of Respiration -- Diaphragm -- Intercostal Muscles -- Respiration Cycle -- Respiratory Reflexes -- Nose, Mouth, Pharynx -- Sinus Reflex -- Trachea (Windpipe) Reflex -- Lungs, Ribs, Intercostal Muscles Reflexes -- Diaphragm and Solar Plexus Reflexes -- Chest -- Helper Reflexes -- Respiratory System Protocol -- Chapter 22. Endocrine System -- Overview -- Functions of the Endocrine System -- Endocrine Gland Functions and Reflexes -- Hypothalamus Reflex --
  • Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis) Reflex -- Pineal Gland Reflex -- Thyroid Gland Reflex -- Parathyroid Glands Reflex -- Thymus Gland Reflex -- Adrenal (Suprarenal) Gland Reflex -- Pancreas (Islands of Langerhans) Reflex -- Ovary and Testis Reflex -- Tips for the Endocrine Reflexes -- Endocrine System Protocol -- Chapter 23. Lymphatic System and Immunity -- Overview -- Functions and Reflexes of the Lymphatic System and Immunity -- Lymphatic Vessels and Reflexes -- Lymphoid Organs and Reflexes -- Immunity -- Lymphatic Movement -- Lymphatic System and Immunity Protocol -- Chapter 24. Digestive System -- Overview -- Functions and Organs of the Digestive System -- Mouth, Pharynx, Esophagus -- Stomach -- Small Intestine -- Large Intestine -- Digestive System Reflexes -- Mouth, Teeth, Tongue Reflexes -- Pharynx Reflex and Esophagus Reflex -- Stomach Reflex -- Small Intestine Reflex -- Ileocecal Valve/Appendix Reflex -- Large Intestine Reflex -- Ascending Colon Reflex and Hepatic Flexure Reflex -- Transverse Colon Reflex and Splenic Flexure Reflex -- Descending Colon Reflex -- Sigmoid Flexure Reflex -- Rectum Reflex and Anal Canal Reflex -- Sigmoid Colon Reflex -- Secondary Organs and Their Reflexes -- Pancreas -- Liver -- Gallbladder -- Digestive System Protocol -- Chapter 25. Urinary System -- Overview -- Functions of the Urinary System -- Urinary Organs -- Regulatory Functions -- Urinary System Reflexes -- Kidney Reflex -- Ureter Reflex -- Bladder Reflex -- Urethra Reflex -- Helper Reflexes -- Urinary System Protocol -- Chapter 26. Reproductive System -- Overview -- Reproductive System -- Female Reproductive System -- Ovulation, Menstruation, Pregnancy -- Male Reproductive System -- Reproductive System Reflexes -- Ovary/Testis Reflex -- Oviduct/Vas Deferens Reflex -- Uterus/Prostate Reflex -- Chronic Uterus/Prostate Reflex, Sciatic Reflex, Chronic Ovary/Testis Reflex -- Pinpoint Reflexes -- Helper Reflexes -- Zones -- Reproductive System Protocols -- APPENDICES -- A. Resources -- B. Professional Ethics and Standards of Practice -- C. Charts -- D. Aromatherapy and Essential Oils -- E. Table of Health Challenges -- F. Glossary -- G. Bibliography.
Subject(s):
Reflexology (Therapy) [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780131579248
  • 013157924X
LCCN:
2010018508
OCLC:
612188886
RCP:
C - S