is Zone Therapy?
Zone therapy is
the simplest method of giving treatment. According to this therapy, by applying
on-and-off pressure on the tips of the fingers or toes, which represent five
zones on each side, the energy imbalance in the zones can he corrected to
relieve pain and restore health.
whole body is divided into ten equal longitudinal zones, running the length of
the body from the top of the head to the tip of the toes and fingers. As the
zones end on the finger tips and tips of the toes, the entire body can he
manipulated by applying pressure on the tips of the fingers and toes. Any
imbalance in any part of the zone can be corrected by applying pressure on the
corresponding finger tips.
What is a referral area?
zones pass through the fingers and toes, the legs, beginning from the hip joint
can be relieved from pain by manipulating the ‘Referral’ area on the
corresponding hand, starting from the shoulder joint and vice versa.
The corresponding referral areas are:
Shoulder - Hip
Forearm - Calf
Upper arm - Thigh
Wrist - Ankle
Elbow - Knee
Hand - Foot
Fingers - Toes
Fitzgerald of USA observed at the beginning of this century, that the direct
pressure applied on certain points in the body produced an anesthetic
(analgesic) effect on the corresponding part of the person. He is known as the
Father of Zone Therapy. He systematized the body in zones. This knowledge is
being used for therapeutic applications. Zone therapy was popularized by Dr.
Edwin Bowers who worked with Dr. Fitzgerald. Dr. Riley's assistant, Mrs. Eunice
Ingham, charted the feet in relation to the zone therapy and their effect on
rest of the body.
Zone Therapy cures stomach aches !!----Author's Personal Experience
"Once I myself had a slight stomach ache after dining out at a party.
Having worked with Zone Therapy on so many people, I felt I should try it out on
self to get relief from the stomach ache.
I started applying on and off pressure at the tips of the index and middle
fingers for 3 minutes. I felt a great relief in just another couple
It is indeed very difficult to explain the cure but one can certainly experience