There is currently only very limited research available regarding the clinical efficacy and use of reflexology. I will endeavour to provide links on this page to any new or current research that I think may be of interest to readers.
Reviewing the effect of reflexology on the pain and certain features and outcomes of the labor on the primiparous women. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3208928/?tool=pmcentrez
It is this slow and gentle approach that is utilised in Qigong and hence the slow and gentle approach of Zu Qigong.