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Definition of zone therapy in English:
A system of alternative medicine (such as reflexology) in which different parts of the feet or hands are associated with different parts of the body.
- This means that, if any area of the body is not functioning properly, reflex zone therapy can help relieve the problem.
- The concept of massage pressure on the soles of the feet is not totally new, since there are many professional semi-professional and lay persons that practice reflex zone therapy in some degree.
- During the 1930s, therapist Eunice Ingham further refined the zone therapy into what we now refer to as foot reflexology.
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