Energy healing is one of the oldest forms of healing in the world. There are several different types of energy work, including some names you have probably heard of: Therapeutic Touch, Healing Touch or Reiki. During an energy healing treatment, the therapist assesses the body’s energy field and attempts to correct any imbalances detected by placing his or her hands on the patient.
WHAT IS THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND ENERGY MEDICINE?
The human body generates an electromagnetic field. Measurements of this field are often used in conventional medicine to diagnose illness and disease. Examples of these measurements include Electroencephalograms (EEGs), Electrocardiograms (EKGs) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
This electromagnetic field or aura around the body can be detected by a trained therapist. In fact, research at the Institute has shown some individuals are actually able to see beyond the normal visual spectrum and can see this field. An imbalance in the auric field can eventually lead to physical disease. Restoring balance in the field aids in healing of the physical body.
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN BE TREATED WITH ENERGY MEDICINE?
Anyone can benefit from receiving energy medicine. Because energy medicine practitioners can sense electromagnetic field imbalances before they affect the physical body, individuals can benefit from energy medicine prior to symptoms of illness.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING ENERGY MEDICINE TREATMENT?
During an energy medicine treatment, the therapist will first assess the patient’s energy field and determine where imbalances occur. He or she will then discuss these imbalances with the patient and have the patient lie down to begin balancing the energy field.
The patient may feel a warm sensation and sometimes even a tingling or vibration. It is very common for a patient to feel relaxed, comforted and even fall asleep during a treatment. After the treatment, patients may feel a little disoriented and should rest until they are able to resume normal activities. We suggest that you drink lots of water and refrain from strenuous activity and heavy exercise for 6-24 hours following a treatment.