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Bill Flocco And Christine Issel Named To Reflexology Hall Of Fame

Bill Flocco And Christine Issel Named To Reflexology Hall Of Fame


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International Council of Reflexologists Names Bill Flocc oand Christine Issel To the ICR HALL OF FAME.

Colfax, California – October 14, 2013 — The International Council of Reflexologists proudly announces Bill Flocco and Christine Issel, 2013 inductees into the International Council of Reflexologists (ICR) Hall of Fame.

The honor was announced during the 14th ICR International Reflexology Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, September 20-22, 2013. Continue reading

A One Page Abstract

Abstract of First Reflexology Research Ever Published In Scientific Medical Journals

First Reflexology Research ever published in scientific medical journals.

The following Abstract appears at the beginning of the Research Study Published in 1993 for readers to gain a quick overview of the study to determine if they would like to look into reading the entire published study.


Randomized Controlled Study Of Premenstrual Symptoms
Treated with Ear, Hand, and Foot Reflexology
by Terry Oleson, Ph.D., and William S. Flocco

Objective: To determine whether reflexology therapy – the application of manual pressure to reflex points on the ears, hands, and feet that somatotopically correspond to specific areas of the body – can significantly reduce premenstrual symptoms compared to placebo treatment. Continue reading

Meaning of "Blind Study"

This study was what is called a “Single Blind” study. What this means is that the research assistants needed to know ahead of time which women were in the Active Reflexology Group so they would give this group of women the real reflexology session, and which women were in the Placebo Control Group so they would give this other group of women the fake reflexology session. This means that the practitioner was not “blind” to which of the two groups each woman belonged. Continue reading