Reiki is safe, gentle, and non-invasive. There are no contraindications for Reiki practice, making it a unique resource for patients as they navigate the physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges of cancer treatment. Simple, relaxing, and often powerful, Reiki can be restorative at any point in a patient’s journey.
Many hospitals offer Reiki programs, including:
Cleveland Clinic, OH
Norton Cancer Institute, Louisville, KY
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Maine Health’s Memorial Hospital, Portland, ME
Portsmouth Regional Hospital, NH
The University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing provides a wealth of information and some research studies on Reiki’s effectiveness.
Reiki Master Pamela Miles has written extensively about Reiki in medicine, and offers down-to-earth information about the benefits of Reiki practice.
The Northwest Reiki Association in Portland, OR collaborates with a local oncology clinic to offer Reiki to patients receiving chemotherapy.