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Written by Catharine Paddock PhD
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"Exploratory study on the efficacy of reflexology for pain threshold and tolerance using an ice-pain experiment and sham TENS
control"; Carol A. Samuel and Ivor S. Ebenezer; Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice Volume 19, Issue 2, May 2013,
Pages 57-62; DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2013.02.005; Link to Abstract.
*This article was updated after a message directly from Carol Samuel saying "please note the experiment was carried out on the feet not the hands as suggested in your article"
Additional source: University of Portsmouth.
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