therapeutic touch

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

A method of healing that does not include physical contact and so is not a true "touch" therapy, but rather one that deals with energy forces and the therapist’s ability to transfer energy from his or her own body to that of the patient. The hands of the therapist pass inches above the patient’s body, from head to toe in a wavelike motion, ending at the feet with a flick of the hands to dislodge any harmful energy.

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