Energy medicine practices are found in diverse cultures and healing traditions. They are increasingly being offered within the hospital setting as a gentle intervention with the potential to improve quality of care and complement the efforts of Western physicians.
Energy treatments are aimed at healing imbalances in the energy fields purported to be in and around the human body.
Common reasons for seeking Energy Medicine treatments include:
Proposed benefits of energy medicine include reduction of pain, anxiety and fatigue, as well as improvement in measures of autonomic nervous system like blood pressure and heart rate.
Energy therapies offered at the Osher Center include:
A session generally consists of a trained practitioner placing their hands gently on or above the body of a fully-clothed patient with a healing intention. The technique involves channeling healing energy through the practitioner's hands to restore balance and health.
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