Find a Credentialed Reflexologist anywhere in the country  

  The Reflexology Association of America is a nonprofit organization that promotes the scientific and professional advancement of reflexology. The organization’s mission is to elevate and standardize the quality of reflexology services available to the public.


Professional members of the Reflexology Association of America (RAA) have trained in a minimum of 300 hours of foot, hand and/or outer ear reflexology.

A Directory of Professional RAA Members that can be searched by city, state, or name can be found online at 
http://reflexology-usa.org/professionals/

An additional directory, this of National Board Certified Reflexologists, is at the American Reflexology Certification Board (ARCB) website https://arcb.net/find-an-arcb-reflexologist/  . All Board-Certified Reflexologists have passed a practical exam and two written exams, and must fulfill annual CE requirements.   

How Reflexology May Help Your Patients

An introduction to the Complementary Health Care modality of Reflexology,


including links to two directories of credentialed reflexologists nationwide ​


Reflexology is:

  • A lesser-known Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) modality. More than 60 top medical schools in the US including Yale, Duke, Emory, Johns Hopkins, Harvard are teaching about CAM modalities  https://www.imconsortium.org/members/members.cfm




  • Not meant as an alternative to standard medical care, but as a complement to it.




A Sampling of Research Studies:


Increased circulation to organs, Marc Piquemal, MD

http://reflexology-usa.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Piquemal_Article.pdf


Reduction of Pain by 40%, Dr. Carol Samuel 
http://uopnews.port.ac.uk/2013/04/09/reflexology-reduces-feelings-of-pain/

Reduction of Blood Pressure, Jesus Manzanares, MD

http://reflexology-usa.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Manzanares_Research_Hypertension-nobio.pdf


Reduction of infant pain and distress https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26220257

Improved QOL for Advanced Breast Cancer Patients, Gwen Wyatt, PhD, RN

http://reflexology-usa.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/dr_gwen_breast_cancer.pdf


Effective for Diabetic Neuropathy, an NIH study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24527055

Reduction of PMS symptoms, an article from American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dr. Terry Olson and William Flocco, NBCR
http://americanacademyofreflexology.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Full-Study1.pdf


More studies at   http://reflexology-usa.org/reflexology-research/

Links to directories of credentialed reflexologists below