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Reflexology

By

Denise Millstine

, MD, Mayo Clinic

Last full review/revision Feb 2019| Content last modified Feb 2019
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The effectiveness of reflexology has not been shown in high quality studies. It appears to be safe and is appealing because it is easily accessible in public settings, such as a group treatment room or infusion suite. Results are mixed on its effect in constipation and fibromyalgia.

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