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Reflexology

Why Consider Reflexology for Multiple Sclerosis

Posted February 25, 2014

When Ann Romney, wife of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), one of the treatment options she turned to was reflexology. Is there any evidence to suggest you should consider reflexology for treatment of MS or is it just a waste of time?

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Reflexology Offers Some Pain Relief

Posted April 11, 2013

A small scientific study on reflexology as a treatment for acute pain finds that it may be as effective as painkillers. The authors suggest reflexology may usefully complement conventional treatments for conditions like osteoarthritis and cancer, which are often associated with pain.

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Reflexology Proves to be Quite Beneficial

Posted December 16, 2012

Reflexology is a specialized dry foot or hand massage that has been used thousands of years in other parts of the world to alleviate illness and enhance wellness. Yet, many still question the effectiveness of reflexology, citing a lack of clinical evidence. So does it work?When done correctly, yes! Documented benefits found in a recent study, the first large-scale and randomized research involving the complimentary therapy, provide scientific proof of its value.

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Ancient Alternative Therapy May Ease Cancer-Related Pain

Posted November 21, 2012

Reflexology is a therapy involving the physical application of pressure to the feet with the premise that massaging certain zones positively affects other areas of the body. A small study funded by the National Cancer Institute found that the ancient therapy may be an effective way to deal with cancer-related pain.

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Ancient Alternative Therapy May Ease Cancer-Related Pain

Posted November 16, 2012

Reflexology is a therapy involving the physical application of pressure to the feet with the premise that massaging certain zones positively affects other areas of the body. A small study funded by the National Cancer Institute found that the ancient therapy may be an effective way to deal with cancer-related pain.

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Reflexology Proves Beneficial For Non-Cardiology Patients

Posted July 21, 2012

In a study examining the effects of reflexology in healthy patients and patients with heart disease, researchers have found that applying pressure to the upper the heart reflex point on the left foot had an effect on the hearts of healthy patients but not on those with cardiac disease.

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How Reiki Can Improve Your Wellbeing

Posted April 30, 2012

Reiki is a practice of natural healing and forms a system which has evolved out of Japan. The act of massage as healing was developed by Dr Mikao Usui in 1926 and its system of Reiki focuses on these ancient teachings, following years of study and research.

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