Definitions for "Therapeutic touch"
It is based on the premise that energy flows freely in a healthy body, and is blocked or depleted in an ill or injured body. A practitioner endeavors to detect and alleviate these blockages by first entering a relaxed, meditative state, and then by moving his or her hands in slow, rhythmic motions a few inches above the patient¹s body with the intention to help or heal.
Based on the idea that energy extends beyond the skin into a field surrounding and interpenetrating the body. This therapy aims to re-establish proper energy flow, which allows the bodyâ€(tm)s innate healing abilities to take over. This technique is used increasingly by nurses to help relieve pain and stress, for example.
a non-invasive type of therapy involving the laying on of hands.