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RTP of the urinary system in the context of professional training in Therapeutic Massage

Plantar Reflexology of the urinary system and organs of reproduction in the context of professional training in Therapeutic Massage

Landmarks of Lessons 1, & 2


Situation: The two loins about 12 cm long. They are housed on the right and left of the vertebrae between the 11th dorsal and the 3rd lumbar.

Function: elimination of toxic waste, water and uric acid. Water acts as a vehicle for the catabolic substances to be eliminated.


The two urinary ducts are flexible, long and thin muscular straws. They are attached to the renal pelvis as well as funnels that descend towards the bladder. The folding, or narrowing, of the ureters causes water to flow back into the kidneys. An inflammation that manifests itself with a short stretch, a stabbing pain in the lower abdomen, often interpreted as a pain coming from the uterus.


The bladder is a hollow muscular organ, separated from the urethra by a sphincter.

urethral stones

urethral abscess and fistulas urethral tumor

cancers of the penis


Uneven and median duct, with a membranous muscle wall, which constitutes the terminal portion of the urinary tract Function: urine and, in the male, sperm are emitted to the outside through the urethra.

Disorders: urethral stones

urethral abscess and fistulas

urethral tumor

cancers of the penis

Rectum Intestine:

Situation: behind the large intestine segment.

Closed on the outside by a sphincter, the anus. Function:

when the fecal bolus enters the rectum you feel the need to defecate.


constipation due to laziness of the rectum

hemorrhoid inflammation


Situation: the matrix is ​​fixed by means of ligaments between the bladder and the rectum. It is a pear-shaped hollow muscular organ. The body and neck stand out. The latter is tilted forward while the neck opens into the vagina via an extensible duct.

Disorders: discharge (leukorrhea) due to anemia or infections

menstrual cramps

lowering of the matrix due to weakening of the ligaments; pushed forward, the uterus can weigh on the bladder myomas caused by lymphatic stagnation.


The prostate is a chestnut-like gland housed in the lower surface of the bladder and surrounds the lower part of the urethra. The prostate produces a milky liquid that accompanies ejaculation.


hypertrophy of the prostate,


impediment to the exit of urine from the urethra.


In general, part of a science that investigates the causes of a certain class of phenomena.

In particular, in medicine, the study of the causes of diseases or, improperly, the cause itself. While sometimes the morbid condition is linked to a single cause (hereditary, infectious, etc.), more often the causes for which an individual passes from the state of health and normality to that of disease or abnormality are many and, as they cover different importance in the determinism of the disease, are divided into determining causes and adjuvant (or favoring) causes.

The general susceptibility of an organism to contracting certain diseases is called a disposition. Instead, we speak of predisposition when there is an abnormal tendency of the organism to contract a disease, and of exposure when the organism itself is put in a position to be more easily affected by a harmful stimulus.

The study of the mechanism of action of the morbid causes, namely the pathogenesis, is connected to the exposure. The etiological diagnosis specifies the causative agent of a disease;

he etiological therapy tends to remove or combat the cause of a morbid state.


point referring to the muscle bands and the femur.

Disorders: pain in the hip joint

Lymphatic system (glands located in the lower part of the body)

Alongside the vascular system, humans still have the lymphatic system. At their birth, the lymphatic channels are very fine, tightly closed capillaries. Then they become large vessels that carry lymph towards the center of the body. The vessels of the lower half of the body carry the lymph towards the lymphatic lake, a collection basin, located under the diaphragm. From here the lymph goes to the thoracic collector which collects the lymph from the upper body and distributes it to the large veins.

What do the lymphatic channels carry? About two liters of tissue fluid and fat expelled from the small intestine.

But also of bacteria and foreign bodies.

Lymphatic Ganglia: Ganglia are located along the lymphatic tracts. Their job is to filter the lymph and produce lymphocytes (white blood cells), which must be renewed every two days.

Inguinal region

(See points n ° 8, and n ° 10)

Lymphatic system (glands located in the upper part of the body

(taken from point 8) where are the inguinal ganglia located?

Particularly in the connective tissue of the pelvis, abdominal cavity and chest, as well as in the gastrointestinal canal and, as it is felt in case of inflammation, in the axillary cavity, in the groin region and in the neck.


- widespread water retention

- swollen legs and ankles

- cellulite

- stagnation in all organs: myomas, cysts, tumors.

External hip

(See point n ° 7)

Abdominal relaxation

There is no proper translation. Use this point to stretch the muscles in case of:

- menstrual cramps

- states of hypertension

Associate with the following reflex points: solar plexus, diaphragm, stomach.

Ovaries and uterine trumpets

Situation: fixed with ligaments, the two ovaries are suspended laterally in the pelvis. About three cm long. they have the shape of oval discs. Together, the two ovaries contain about half a million eggs, of which four hundred over the years mature and are fertilizable. The trumpets, about twelve cm long, are muscular ducts, of which one of the openings is found near the ovary and the other in the upper corner of the matrix (uterus).

Functions: - production of hormones (two thirds female and one third male) - reproduction


> painful ovulation,

> menstrual pain,

> irregular menstrual cycle, cystitis


The two testicles develop in the abdominal cavity. Shortly before birth, they descend into the inguinal canal reaching the scrotum. In the adult individual they reach 36 mm. approx


male reproduction hormones sperm production,




* orchitis,

* inguinal descent of the testicle

Punti di repere lezioni 1, & 2

Rene: Situazione: I due reni lunghi ca 12 cm. Sono alloggiati a destra e a sinistra delle vertebre tra la 11° dorsale e la 3° lombare. Funzione: eliminazione delle scorie tossiche, acqua e acido urico. ’acqua funge da veicolo per le sostanze cataboliche da eliminare.


I due dotti urinari sono delle cannucce muscolari flessibili, lunghe e sottili. Sono fissate al bacinetto renale così come degli imbuti che discendono verso la vescica. Il ripiegamento, o il restringimento degli ureteri provoca un riflusso di acqua nei reni. Un infiammazione che si manifesta con uno stiramento breve, un dolore lancinante nel basso ventre, spesso interpretato come un dolore proveniente dall’utero.


La vescica è un organo muscoloso cavo, separato dalle uretre da uno sfintere. calcoli uretrali ascesso e fistole uretrali tumore uretrale