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Reiki supports your health care:
One does not need to be unwell physically or in emotional distress to receive and benefit from Reiki. Reiki treatment is safe: there is nothing about Reiki treatment that can interfere with any medical care you are receiving. In fact, it supports and enhances all medical treatments. Research on Reiki shows that those patients who receive Reiki will get better sooner, take less medication and will more quickly reduce their need of medication. http://www.reikiinhospitals.org/ Reiki can be incorporated effectively into the healing arts practised by traditional and alternative practitioners. When the practitionerís loving and compassionate intention to heal is coupled with the willingness of the client to bring harmony and balance into their life, then true healing can begin.
If you are taking prescriptions medications, you may find with Reiki treatment that you need less. Of course that is a good thing, but donít change the way you take your meds on your own. Always consult your physician before adjusting your medications.
Reiki in Hospitals Today
The list of hospitals with complementary programs that incorporate Reiki continues to grow. A sampling of facilities that offer Reiki are:
Wentworth Douglas Hospital, Dover, NH; Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, (see research on their website www.hartfordhospital.com); Mercy Hospital, Portland, ME; Willcox Memorial Hospital, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii; Center for Integrative Medicine at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC; Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, AZ; Portsmouth Regional Hospital, NH; Marin General Hospital, CA; University of Michigan Hospital, MI; University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr., Houston, TX; Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, NY; and Kent Hospital, Warwick, R.I.
In addition, the following hospitals use Reiki for their cancer patients:
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; Integrative Medicine Outpatient Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr, NY, NY; Integrative Therapies Program for Children with Cancer at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Ctr, NY, NY and Metropolitan South Health Ctr, Santiago, Chile. Reiki is also being integrated into medical settings such as Hospice, Nursing Homes, ER, OR, Organ Transplant Units, Pediatrics, Neonatal, and OB/GYN.
Some come to Reiki to develop themselves spiritually and experience a greater sense of meaning in life. And of course many have sought Reiki treatment or training realizing that balancing their systems can help them to cope better with a wide range of health conditions.
Many of those conditions include:
- Heart disease
- Chronic pain
- Neurodegenerative disorders
- Autism/developmental delays
- Crohnís Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Traumatic brain injury
- Emotional illness, including mild psychosis
- Fatigue syndromes
- Stress related disorders
- Chronic fatigue
- Back pain
- End-of-life care and bereavement