Professional Reflexology is a forward thinking association for professional Reflexologists conceived and run by Reflexologists with over 100 years joint experience in practice. Professional Reflexology promotes and encourages the highest standards of Reflexology. They provide Reflexology courses which train the therapists of the future. PR has the highest entry criteria of any UK Reflexology association (Level 5) ensuring members become recognised as the best trained and most up to date in the country.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) is the UK voluntary regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners that was set up in 2008 with government funding and support. The key purpose of CNHC is to act in the public interest and enable proper public accountability of the complementary therapists that it registers.
What does the Research Say About Reflexology?
"Reviewing the effect of reflexology on the pain and certain features and outcomes of the labor on the primiparous women" (2010) Mahboubeh Valiani, MSc,Elaheh Shiran, Maryam Kianpour, MSc, and Marziyeh Hasanpour, PhD
"Exploratory study on the efficacy of reflexology for pain threshold and tolerance using an ice-pain experiment and sham TENS control" (2013) Samuel CA1, Ebenezer IS.
"Effects of self-foot reflexology on stress, fatigue and blood circulation in premenopausal middle-aged women" (2009) Jang SH1, Kim KH.
"Effects of feet reflexology versus segmental massage in reducing pain and its intensity, frequency and the duration of attacksin females with migraine: a pilot study"
(2017) Wojciech Kobza, Pawel Lizis, Halina Romualda Zieba. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine.Volume 37 Issue 2 Pages 214 - 219
"Using Reflexology to manage stress in the workplace: a prelimenary study"
(2008) RC Atkins, Harris P. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 2008 Nov;14(4):280-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2008.05.005. Epub 2008 Sep 25.
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