Reflexology Research Studies

The modern development of reflexology commenced around 1910, and yet, research studies evaluating this phenomenon were not conducted for many years. In fact, very little research was conducted prior to 1977.

Research Studies of the Benefits of Employing Reflexology in the Workplace

  1. STAFF STUDY SEEN WITHIN WORCESTER HOSPITALS.
    By Anne Jordan, First European Conference.

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology for Gastrointestinal Conditions:

  1. EXPLORING THE APPLICATION OF FOOT REFLEXOLOGY FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF FUNCTIONAL CONSTIPATION.
    By Yang Yu-Ru, Chao Ling-Yun, Meng Guan-Ling, cao Su-wen, Hao Jia-Mo, and Zhang Suhui

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology for the Condition of Diabetes Mellitus

  1. FOOT REFLEXOLOGY THERAPY APPLIED TO PATIENTS WITH NON-INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETIC MELLITUS
    By Duan Zhi-gin et al., Department of Physiotherapy, First Hospital Affiliated to Beijing Medical University, Beijing.

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology in Urinary System Conditions

  1. URETERIC COLIC AND ZONE THERAPY
    By Baekgard, Niels and Vibe-Hansen, Henrik. Ugeskr. Laeg. 1981, 143, 676-678.

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology in Respiratory System Conditions

  1. A CLINICAL ANALYSIS OF FOOT REFLEXO MASSAGE FOR THE TREAMENT OF 45 CASES WITH INFANTILE BRONCHIAL ASTHMA
    By Duanmu Hui-xian, Health Centre for Women and Children, Haimen, Jiangsu Province.

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology for Headaches and Pain Conditions

  1. EFFECTS OF TREATMENT WITH STIMULATION OF THE REFLEXZONES OF THE FOOT WITH REGARD TO THE PROPHYLACTIC FLUNARIZIN TREATMENT OF PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM CEPHALAEA HEADACHES
    By A. Lafuente, M. Nouera, C. Puy, A. Molins, F. Titus and F.Sanz. Dr. Annemarie Kesselring, SBK, Institut fur Pflegeforschung, Bern

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectivenss of Reflexology in Psychological Based Conditions:

  1. FOOT REFLEXOLOGY THERAPY IN NEUROSISM: CLINICAL OBSERVATION OF 20 CASES
    By Duan Shuang-Feng, Department of Physiotherapy, 52884 Military Hospital, China

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology in Conditions Affecting Women

  • RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDY OF PREMENSTRUAL SYMPTOMS TREATED WITH EAR, HAND, AND FOOT REFLEXOLOGY

  • By Terry Oleson PhD and William Flocco, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 82, No. 6, December 1993

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Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology in Conditions Affecting Men:

  1. REFLEXOLOGY AND THE PROSTATE
    By Bauneholm School of Reflexology, Denmark

Research Studies Evaluating the Effectiveness of Reflexology in Conditions Affecting Children

  1. REFLEXOLOGY RESEARCH INTO ENURESIS NOCTURNAE/BEDWETTING 1 & 2
    By Krogsgaard, Dorte; Poulsen, Edith; Kyhl, Torben; Bo Lund, Jens; and, Eriksen, Leila.