Wang, Z., Gao, W., and Han, X., "Foot Reflexology in Dysmenorrhea." 1994 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing : China Reflexology Association, page 89
12 cases of women, from 16-46 years old, with dysmenorrhea were given foot reflexology after unsuccessful other methods were used. Eight had no more symptoms and normal periods, 3 had mild symptoms, and 1 case improved with relieve from pain.
Foot reflexology was found to be effective for relief of dysmenorrhea.