Sunday, August 21, 2016

Reiki: A Light Touch That Helps Cancer Patients

Reiki is a noninvasive practice that uses a light touch on -- or holding hands just above -- a person’s body to help promote balance and well-being. There is no pressure or tissue manipulation. Despite any clear biologic mechanism, “Our recent study has shown that Reiki induces relaxation, decreasing anxiety, stress and a patient’s perception of pain,” said Jun Mao, MD, director of the Integrative Oncology Initiative at the Abramson Cancer Center.

Click here for the rest of this great article regarding using Reiki with cancer patients.

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