Reiki is a Japanese healing technique, which makes use of energy forces channelized to a person to establish state of balance in body, mind and spirit. It also helps for promotion of healing and recovery of a body from inside and outside. This is considered a form of stress reduction or relaxation, which has a pre-scientific belief that a spiritual energy can be channeled in a person for getting stability.
There have been a lot of speculations regarding the efficiency of this technique in healing ailments and associated symptoms. There are some people believing that this is ineffective and merely a form of a religious belief, but the people who have experienced the healing brought about by this treatment can well attest the effectiveness of this form of healing treatment.
Reiki and Medical Health
There are many of hospitals and health care providers who combine Reiki effects together with medical treatment of Reiki procedures. There are also numerous studies conducted to establish the effectiveness of this treatment.
One test was done on patients with chronic illnesses with the use of electro-dermal screening. The study was published on the article ‘The Efficacy of Reiki Hands on Healing: Improvements in Adrenal, Spleen and Nervous Function as Quantified by Electro-Dermal Screening’ by Betty Hartwell and Barbara Brewitt Published in Alternative Therapies Magazine published last July 2007. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the therapeutic effects of the Reiki treatment. There were 5 patients who were subjected to this study and they all had some form of chronic illness. After the study and results were measured, all patients reported that they have a significant increase in their relaxation levels and reduction in pain. They also have reported an increase in ease of mobility.
Reiki is not a religion, but rather a form of relaxation and stress reduction, which have been utilized by health care providers to promote fast healing and recovery. Many studies have been conducted and results of these studies have revealed the effectiveness of Reiki for people with, or without ailments.
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