Reflexology for Deafness: Fact or Fiction? Part II

Last week at Hearing International we reviewed the history of Reflexology.  While the procedure has been around since ancient times, until recently there has been minimal research data on whether it works for various disorders, and specifically the auditory system. I became concerned about this area due to the testimonial published by Acorn (2014). The author suggests that…

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Reflexology for Deafness: Fact or Fiction? Part 1

In the past, Hearing International has reviewed Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Homeopathic Medicine and other unconventional treatments for hearing impairment. An investigation of another bizarre treatment for hearing impairment begins about 4000 BC in ancient Egypt, where hieroglyphic reliefs on the walls of the Sixth Dynasty Tomb of Ankmahor at Saqquara near Cairo.   This tomb is known as the Physicians’ Tomb due to…

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