Embracing Alternative Care – Top hospitals put unorthodox therapies into practice

Carole GraceA mindful worker is a happier worker, alternative health

Embracing Alternative Care Top hospitals put unorthodox therapies into practice By Avery Comarow – US News “To be blunt, if my wife and I didn’t think it was helping him, we wouldn’t have continued with it,” says Dan Polley. He’s talking about Mikey, the Polleys’ 2½-year-old in the next room, who was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia when he was … Read More

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Carole GraceA mindful worker is a happier worker, alternative health, animal healing

What are the Benefits of Healing Touch? Healing Touch Benefits that have been documented in at least one research study: Pain relief or decrease in pain level Acceleration of Post-operative recovery Symptom relief during or after chemotherapy Development or deepening of a spiritual connection Decreased agitation in those with dementia [calming of those with dementia] Decrease depression Decrease anxiety Improved … Read More

Healing Touch: A Cost Effectiveness Study

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Healing Touch: A Cost Effectiveness Study Mary Beth Lodge, RN, BSN, CHTP “A cost effectiveness study was conducted to assess the overall impact of the inclusion of energy medicine (Healing Touch) and imagery on utilization of benefits and medical costs. It was a thirteen-month study with 440 employees in a self-insured manufacturing company. Healing Touch was included as a benefit … Read More

Story by Phil Galewitz for USA Today Healing touch: A new patient outreach program

Carole GraceA mindful worker is a happier worker, animal healing

Healing touch: A new patient outreach program Healing touch practioners Karen Lynch and Paula Kobelt use the technique on Sheldon Smith at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. POPULAR, BUT UNPROVEN Healing touch was developed by Janet Mentgen, a nurse who has used energy-based care in her practice in Colorado since 1980. Mentgen and some of her colleagues developed a … Read More