Therapeutic Touch (TT) is a well-established form of energetic therapy, practiced by professional nurses since the early seventies, and is widely researched in healthcare institutions, including the National Institutes of Health. Therapeutic Touch – developed by Dolores Kreiger, PhD, RN – is now taught in more than 80 countries and 100 universities worldwide.
Therapeutic Touch is derived from the ancient practice of laying-on of hands. It provides balancing and healing from a holistic approach: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Therapeutic Touch has been successfully used to treat:
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Athletic injuries
- Nausea and vomiting
- Recovery from surgery
- Side effects from chemotherapy and radiation cancer treatment
Contributors: Nicole Kasemir, RN, CHTP/I, BA, Longmont; and Cynthia Hutchison, RN, DNSc, CS, Boulder, CO
Also see Healing Touch.
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