Many satisfied REFLEX-O-BOARD users testify that they have experienced relief from stress and many other diseases and health-related problems. Independent testing by the Department of Human Movement Studies at Stellenbosch University supports certain of these claims. Dr. Bressan, who headed up the study, even requested to keep her Board as it alleviated her painful varicose veins. More recently, the Oregon Research Institute (USA) has confirmed that walking on similar cobblestonelike surfaces greatly improves mobility and blood pressure in older folk.