Reflex therapy

General medical indications for use of reflex therapy

Diseases (syndromes) of the nervous system and sensory organs:

  • Diseases of the autonomic nervous system, idiopathic peripheral vegetative neuropathy (symptoganlionitis etc.)
  • Atypical facial pain .
  • Diseases of the facial and trigeminal nerves, diseases of other cranial nerves .
  • Diseases of nervous roots and plexuses, phantom limb syndrome.
  • Mononeuritis of the extremities and multiple neuritis, neuropathies .
  • Migraine .

Mental disorders:

  • Neurotic disorders: anxiety neurosis, neurotic phobias, hysteric neurosis, obsessional neurosis, neurotic depression, neurasthenia, hypochondriac neurosis, neurotic headaches
  • Frigidity and impotence 
  • Chronic alcoholism, toxicomania, tobacco smoking 
  • Impairment of physiologic functions of psychogenic etiology (psychogenic torticollis etc.) 
  • Tics, enuresis

Diseases of the eye and its appendages

  • Chronic conjunctivitis, (allergic) blepharoconjunctivitis and blepharitis 
  • Refraction and accommodation disorders (moderately pronounced) 
  • Optic neuritis (with moderately diminished vision) 
  • Diseases (syndromes) of the ear and the mastoid !!! 
  • Meniere disease Tinnitus, diseases of the acoustical nerve, otlagia

Diseases of the Circulatory System

  • Essential hypertension, primary hypertension (stages I and II) 
  • Chronic coronary heart diseases (without pronounced changes in ECG) 
  • Atherosclerosis (early stages) 
  • Raynaud’s syndrome (disease) 
  • Varicose vein disease, trophic ulcers 
  • Hemorrhoids (external and internal) 
  • Hypotension

Diseases of the endocrine system, metabolism disorders:

  • Thyroxicosis (moderately pronounced) 
  • Ovarian and testicular dysfunction (moderately pronounced)

Diseases of Respiratory Organs:

  • Chronic rhinitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, allergic rhinitis, chronic laryngotracheitis 
  • Chronic bronchitis, asthma

Diseases (syndromes) of the digestive organs:

  • Chronic gingivitis, parodontosis, stomatitis, glossodynia, glossalgia 
  • Gastroduodenal ulcer 
  • Gastritis and duodenitis, gastroenteritis and colitis of non-infectious etiology 
  • Dyspepsia and other functional gastric disorders 
  • Constipation 
  • Chronic noncalculous cholecystitis, biliary dyskinesia

Diseases (syndromes) of the urogenital system:

  • Chronic cystitis, cystalgia 
  • Vaginitis and vulvitis, cervicitis and endocervitis 
  • Menstrual cycle disorder, uterine bleedings, climacteric syndrome

Delivery and postpartum period:

  • Regulation of labor and labor pain relief 
  • Lactation disorders

Diseases (syndromes) of the skin and subcutaneous fatty tissue:

  • Seborrheic dermatitis, eczema, neurodermitis 
  • Psoriasis 
  • Itching and related conditions 
  • Urticaria, angioneurotic edema

Diseases (syndromes) of the musculoskeletal systems and connective tissue:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (with I-II degree of joint function damage) 
  • Traumatic arthropathy, chronic posttraumatic arthrpathy 
  • Deforming osteoarthrosis and related disorders 
  • Allergic arthritis
Diseases of intervertebral discs (with different neurologic disorders - radicular syndromes): cervical, thoracic, lumbosacral radiculitis, ischias, lumbago

Relative indications

  • Thyrotoxicosis with or without goiter 
  • Diabetes mellitus 
  • Obesity 
  • Hypothalamic syndromes without pronounced neuroendocrine and metabolic disorders 
  • Gout 
  • Encephalitis, myelitis, encephalomyelitis, consequences of acute poliomyelitis 
  • Progressive muscular dystonia 
  • Paralysis agitans (Parkinson’s disease) 
  • Multiple sclerosis 
  • Infantile cerebral paralysis 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Syringomyelia 
  • Peripheral retinal degenerations, focal retinochoroiditis, acute and subacute iridocyclitis, vascular disorders of the iris and ciliary body 
  • Glaucoma (initial form, pain syndrome) 
  • Otosclerosis 
  • Unspecified paroxysmal tachycardia 
  • Transient cerebral ischemia, long-term effects of cerebrovascular disease (with moderate function disorders) 
  • Pain syndromes in diseases of the gallbladder and biliary ducts 
  • Chronic pancreatitis 
  • Pain syndromes in organic urogenital diseases


  • Benign and malignant neoplasms of any localization
  • Diseases of blood and hematopoietic organs; hereditary hemolytic anemia, blood coagulation disorders, purpura and other hemorrhagic conditions
  • Pregnancy
  • Acute infectious diseases and fever conditions of unclear etiology
  • Chronic infectious diseases in exacerbation stage (tuberculosis etc.)
  • Decompensated diseases of the heart, lungs and other internal organs
  • Pneumosclerosis with predisposition to pulmonary bleeding
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Active rheumatism
  • Venous thromboses and embolism in acute period
  • Severe cachexia
  • Physical overstrain
  • Congelation and inflammatory processes of the auricle
  • Acute inflammatory processes in the musculoskeletal system
  • Congenital malformations of CNS Infectious hepatitis

  • Жоголева Ирина Дмитриевна

Irina Dmitrievna Zhogoleva


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