Ciara M Hughes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulster
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reflexology for the treatment of pain in people with multiple sclerosis: a double-blind randomised sham-controlled clinical trial
    C M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
    Mult Scler 15:1329-38. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Acupuncture and reflexology for insomnia: a feasibility study
    Ciara M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Ulster BT37 0QB, UK
    Acupunct Med 27:163-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of reflexology on the autonomic nervous system in healthy adults: a feasibility study
    C M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Altern Ther Health Med 17:32-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Hypoalgesia in response to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) depends on stimulation intensity
    Fidelma Moran
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
    J Pain 12:929-35. 2011

Collaborators

  • Mark I Johnson
  • S M McDonough
  • Fidelma Moran
  • Stephanie Hawthorne
  • Evie McCrum-Gardner
  • Tracey Leonard
  • Barbara A Rakel
  • Kathleen A Sluka
  • Deirdre M Walsh

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Reflexology for the treatment of pain in people with multiple sclerosis: a double-blind randomised sham-controlled clinical trial
    C M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
    Mult Scler 15:1329-38. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Acupuncture and reflexology for insomnia: a feasibility study
    Ciara M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Ulster BT37 0QB, UK
    Acupunct Med 27:163-8. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility of patient recruitment and retention, logistics of intervention and outcome measure sensitivity for a study designed to investigate the use of acupuncture and reflexology for the management of insomnia...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of reflexology on the autonomic nervous system in healthy adults: a feasibility study
    C M Hughes
    School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Altern Ther Health Med 17:32-7. 2011
    ..Reflexology has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress in various populations. The mechanism by which this occurs may be in modulating autonomic nervous system (ANS) function; however; there is limited evidence available in the area...
  4. doi request reprint Hypoalgesia in response to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) depends on stimulation intensity
    Fidelma Moran
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
    J Pain 12:929-35. 2011
    ..33, P = .003). These data therefore show that there is a dose-response effect of TENS with the largest effect occurring with the highest current amplitudes...