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Reflexology can be as simple as wrapping one hand around each finger of the opposite hand, one at a time. Start with the thumb and hold for 1 to 2 minutes before moving to the next finger and so on until you reach your pinkie, then switch hands and repeat.

From: What Is Reflexology? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : “The Physiological and Biochemical Outcomes Associated with a Reflexology Treatment: A Systematic Review,” “Reflexology versus Swedish Massage to Reduce Physiologic Stress and Pain and Improve Mood in Nursing Home Residents with Cancer: A Pilot Trial.”

University of Minnesota: “How Does Reflexology Work?” “What Is the History of Reflexology?” “What Are Reflexology Points and Areas?” “How Can I Find a Reflexology Therapist?” “What Can I Expect in a First Reflexology Visit?” “Are There Times When I Shouldn’t Have Reflexology?”

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: "Reflexology."

International Institute of Reflexology: "About Reflexology."

Reflexology Association of America: "Definition of Reflexology."

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice : “The effects of foot reflexology massage on anxiety in patients following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized controlled trial.”

Journal of Advanced Nursing : “Effectiveness of reflexology on anxiety of patients undergoing cardiovascular interventional procedures: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.”

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: “ The Effect of Reflexology on Pain Intensity and Duration of Labor on Primiparas.”

Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research : “Comparing the effects of reflexology and relaxation on fatigue in women with multiple sclerosis.”

Multiple Sclerosis : “Reflexology treatment relieves symptoms of multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled study.”

Palliative Medicine : “Aromatherapy, massage and reflexology: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of the perspectives from people with palliative care needs.”

Complementary Therapies in Medicine: “Effect of self-administered foot reflexology for symptom management in healthy persons: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”

Reflexology Today, the Journal of the American Reflexology Certification Board : “How to Quickly Release Stress in Less Than Five Minutes.”

American Reflexology Certification Board.

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on August 14, 2019

SOURCES:

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : “The Physiological and Biochemical Outcomes Associated with a Reflexology Treatment: A Systematic Review,” “Reflexology versus Swedish Massage to Reduce Physiologic Stress and Pain and Improve Mood in Nursing Home Residents with Cancer: A Pilot Trial.”

University of Minnesota: “How Does Reflexology Work?” “What Is the History of Reflexology?” “What Are Reflexology Points and Areas?” “How Can I Find a Reflexology Therapist?” “What Can I Expect in a First Reflexology Visit?” “Are There Times When I Shouldn’t Have Reflexology?”

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: "Reflexology."

International Institute of Reflexology: "About Reflexology."

Reflexology Association of America: "Definition of Reflexology."

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice : “The effects of foot reflexology massage on anxiety in patients following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized controlled trial.”

Journal of Advanced Nursing : “Effectiveness of reflexology on anxiety of patients undergoing cardiovascular interventional procedures: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.”

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: “ The Effect of Reflexology on Pain Intensity and Duration of Labor on Primiparas.”

Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research : “Comparing the effects of reflexology and relaxation on fatigue in women with multiple sclerosis.”

Multiple Sclerosis : “Reflexology treatment relieves symptoms of multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled study.”

Palliative Medicine : “Aromatherapy, massage and reflexology: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of the perspectives from people with palliative care needs.”

Complementary Therapies in Medicine: “Effect of self-administered foot reflexology for symptom management in healthy persons: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”

Reflexology Today, the Journal of the American Reflexology Certification Board : “How to Quickly Release Stress in Less Than Five Minutes.”

American Reflexology Certification Board.

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on August 14, 2019

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