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There are many articles and research papers on the effects of Reiki and Reflexology. You may be interested to read the information relating to a number of conditions. 



Effects of Reflexotherapy on Acute Postoperative Pain and Anxiety Among Patients with Digestive Cancer

Does Reflexology impact on Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life?

The Effects of Foot Reflexology on Nausea, Vomiting and Fatigue of Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

A Randomised, Controlled Trial of the Psychological Effects of Reflexology in Early Breast Cancer

The Effect of Reflexology on the Quality of Life with Breast Cancer patients

The Effect of Foot Reflexology on Fatigue, Pain and Sleep Quality in Lymphoma Patients: A Clinical Trial


Foot Reflexology can Increase Vagal Modulation, Decrease Sympathetic Modulation, and Lower Blood

Pressure in Healthy Subjects and Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

A Randomized-Controlled Trial Examining the Effects of Reflexology on Anxiety of Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography


A Pilot Study of the Effectiveness of Reflexology in Treating Idiopathic Constipation in Women

The Effectiveness of Reflexology as an Adjunct to Treatment in Childhood Idiopathic Constipation: a Single line Randomised Controlled Trial

Reflexology in the Management of Encoprsis and Chronic Constipation


The Effect of Reflexology Applied to Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Dyspnea and Fatigue


Determination of efficacy of reflexology in Managing Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Reflexology and Quality of Life in Diabetic Patients: Randomized Clinical trial 


Stress and Hormones


Effects of Reflexology on Fibromyalgia Symptoms: A Multiple Case Study


The Effects of Reflexology on Sleep Disorder in Menopausal Women

The Effect of Reflexology on Sleep Quality and Fatigue in Postmenopausal: A Randomized Control Trial


A Pragmatic Case series of Clients Living with Medically Diagnosed migraines Self-referred to Reflexology

Multiple Sclerosis

Reflexology Treatment Relieves Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Controlled Study

Palliative Care

Evaluation of a Hospice Based Reflexology Service: A Qualitative Audit of Patient Perceptions

Parkinson’s Disease

Can Reflexology Maintain or Improve the Well-being of People with Parkinson’s Disease?

Reflexology – How can it help in Parkinson’s?

Period Pain & PMS

Comparing the Effects of Reflexology Methods and Ibuprofen Administration on Dysmenorrhea in Female Students of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Randomized Controlled Study of Premenstrual Symptoms Treated with Ear, Hand and Foot Reflexology

Postural Stability

The Effect of Reflexology Training on Postural Stability and Postural Sway in Elderly Women


Reviewing the Effect of reflexology on the Pain and Certain features and Outcomes of the Labor on the Primiparous Women

Randomised Controlled Trial of the Effectiveness of Using Foot Reflexology to Improve Quality of Sleep Amongst Taiwanese Postpartum Women

The Effect of Reflexology on Pain Intensity and Duration of Labor on Primiparas

Reflexology: A Randomised Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects on Beta-endorphin, Cortisol and pregnancy Related Stress

Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Effects of Reflexology on Pain and Sleep Deprivation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

The Effects of Reflexology on Foot Pain and Quality of Life in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Report


Reflexology for Acute Rhinosinusitis - Results from a Blinded, Early-Phase Comparative Trial

Stress & the Workplace

A Description of Reflexology Practice and Clientele in Denmark

Using Reflexology to Manage Stress in the Workplace: A Preliminary Study


The Effects of Yoga, Massage, and Reiki on Patient Well-Being at a Cancer Resource Center

Reiki Effectiveness – Six Scientific Studies to Support Energy Healing Technique

Effects of Reiki on Mental Health Care

Reiki Healing and Mental Health: What the Research Shows

Connecting Reiki with Medicine CRWN – Reiki Research from a Medical Perspective

Reiki – How can it help in Parkinson’s?

Effects of Distant Reiki On Pain, Anxiety and Fatigue in Oncology Patients in Turkey: A Pilot Study

Reflexology Lymph Drainage (RLD)

Reflexology Lymph Drainage - Website

Use of reflexology in managing secondary lymphoedema for patients affected by treatments for breast cancer: a feasibility study

Experiences of breast cancer related lymphoedema and the use of reflexology for managing swelling: A qualitative study

Jane Paget Butler CRM5 MAR

Level 5 Reflexologist & Reiki Master Teacher

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