Health & Harmony

Bringing Reiki, life and wellbeing to Galashiels and the rest of the Scottish Borders

September, 2012

Reiki Research and anxiety reduction

Following on from the previous post, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut carried out research, under Dr Molly Punzo, MD into using Reiki volunteers to reduce anxiety and pain across a number of departments in the main hospital, including Cardiology, Orthopaedic, Oncology, and Palliative Care units, as well as in the outpatient Cancer Centre. (Barnett, Libby, and Chambers, […]

Reiki in Hartford Hospital

From Hartford Hospital, whose nursing department offers Reiki training for newborns: Reiki is a Japanese touch therapy and relaxation technique and one of the fastest growing forms of Energy Medicine. It’s a complementary therapy option that promotes relaxation and decreases anxiety and discomfort that promotes stress reduction, relaxation and pain control and is an effective […]