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Can Reiki help you if you have IBS?

September 2nd, 2018

Reiki is a form of healing therapy originating in Japan and Tibet that is available in some of our clinics.  Over the years practicing massage in clinic, I am aware that there is a regular occurance of clients with digestive issues especially irritable bowel syndrom (IBS). A recent study has looked at the effectiveness of […]

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Reiki – Mechanisms of Healing – Part 3

May 25th, 2015

I want to finish the series of blog articles on the mechanisms of healing by looking at what happens in the client’s body. Independent medical research has shown that this range of frequencies will stimulate healing in the body, with specific frequencies being suitable for different tissues.   For example, 2 Hz encourages nerve regeneration, 7 […]

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Reiki – Mechanisms of Healing – Part 2

May 17th, 2015

In part 1 on the discussion of the mechanisms of healing I explored the range of opinions on how Reiki works.  I want to continue this discussion by focusing on some interesting research which supports my belief that I act as a channel for universal energy when I am giving Reiki treatments. During the 1980’s, […]

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Reiki – Mechanisms of Healing – Part 1

May 10th, 2015

In the past series on Reiki I discussed whether Reiki was a placebo, and cited a variety of scientific experiments to demonstrate it is not. Now I would like to discuss the mechanisms of healing. Like all other aspects of healing, the mechanism is little understood. So I would like to discuss the range of […]

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Is Reiki a Placebo? – Part 4

May 4th, 2015

I know want to examine the scientific evidence of the impact of Reiki on more subjective issues like pain and anxiety. Heidt (1979) utilised  healing to reduce levels of anxiety in patients in a hospital cardiovascular unit. Ninety volunteers were divided into three matched groups receiving treatments as follows: a five-minute period of healing, casual […]

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Is Reiki a Placebo? – Part 3

April 26th, 2015

While in Part 2 we looked at the impact of healing (Reiki) energy on cells, yeast & animals, that is not the same as on human beings.  So in this post I want to share with you some of the research done on humans.  So I want to start with looking at physical factors… Krieger […]

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Is Reiki a Placebo? – Part 2

April 22nd, 2015

I said in Part 1 if the Reiki (healing) energy has an impact, it must exist, and it can’t be a placebo because its having an impact.  So now I want to share some of the scientific evidence which demonstrates the impact of healing, hence it must exists.  I am going to start by looking […]

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Is Reiki a Placebo? – Part 1

April 12th, 2015

By nature Reiki is very intangible.   So in a series of blog articles I will try to explore how Reiki works and what the scientific research says. For me Reiki is merely a modern name for an ancient healing practice.  Which is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an […]

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How can Reiki help me?

December 7th, 2010
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The nature of Reiki means that it can be beneficial in treating a wide range of conditions.  I have found particular success in helping clients cope with anxiety, stressful periods in their lives, feeling drained and tired all the time, and to speed up recovery after illness, operations or injuries.  It is important to note that for […]

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How was Reiki discovered?

December 7th, 2010
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Dr Mikao Usui is the father of Reiki. Born in Japan on 15th August 1864, he grew up hearing stories about the Buddha and was impressed with the Buddha’s quest for enlightenment.  Dr Usui was fascinated by Buddha’s desire to help others and by the healing abilities he received after enlightenment.  Looking at the people […]

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