"At the simplest, most obvious level, it appears that Reiki treatment helps lessen the impact of stress, releasing tension from the entire system.
Not only does the person move toward his or her own unique balance in body, mind and spirit, but also, depending on the level of physical health when Reiki begins, the body's own healing mechanisms often begin functioning more effectively."
Reiki in Hospitals
Lions Gate Hospital welcomes Reiki
A recent study done at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, north of Toronto, published in the Journal of Palliative Care, finds that:
“An integrated complementary therapy program enhances regular symptom management, increases comfort, and is a valuable addition to interdisciplinary care.”