The North Carolina Reflexology Association

The Benefits of Reflexology for the Chronic Pain Patient in a Military Pain Clinic

BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is a major cause of disability across the military, especially for the combat soldier. More than two thirds of Americans with chronic pain are now using complementary medicine.

METHODS:Patients with chronic pain opting for reflexology aspart of their treatment plan received bilateral therapy.

The Study Report

The Benefits of Reflexology for the Chronic Pain Patient in a Military Pain Clinic


The NFWL (National Foundation for Women Legislators)

The NFWL (National Foundation for Women Legislators) Health and Empowerment Policy Committee endorses Reflexology as “as part of a holistic, comprehensive, and patient-centered approach to care.” 

NFWL Reflexology RESOLUTION (passed Nov 2012)

East Carolina School of Nursing

Decrease in Pain and Anxiety Among Cancer Patients

Funded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. 

Dr. Jesus Manzanares, M.D, Barcelona, Spain
Michigan State University College of Nursing Study
Efficacy of Reflexology in Prevention of Post-operative Nausea

Reflexology Reduces the Requirement and Quantity
of Pain Killers after General Surgery

Shweta Choudhary, Ph. D. (Dept. of Biophysics)
Dr. Guresh Kumar
Dr. Kulwant Singh (Dept. of Biostatistics)
All India Institute of Medical Science

View the Reflexology Research Study

380 Reflexology Research Abstracts

The most complete collection of Reflexology Research Studies from around the world, courtesy of the American Academy of Reflexology, Bill Flocco, Director:

380 Reflexology Research Abstracts

Is There Science to Support Reflexology?