Sock it to them

 作者:邵袢     |      日期:2019-03-08 09:17:03
By Barry Fox It takes skill and experience to practise reflexology, the art of therapeutic foot massage, says Barbara Hobbs in British patent application 2 323 464. She hopes to patent a pair of socks printed with codes which tell novice reflexologists where to press, and which areas to leave alone if, say, the patient is pregnant. The socks are mapped with coloured islands, each representing one of the 11 shiatsu points which practitioners say match 11 key body areas. Novices simply put the socks on a patient,