"...A study at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut that indicated that Reiki improved patient sleep by 86%, reduced pain by 78%, reduced nausea by 80 % and reduced anxiety during pregnancy by 94%. These statistics indicate that Reiki can be used to treat pain and discomfort as effectively, if not more, than many pharmaceuticals on the market. Reiki can also help patients recover from surgery faster than normal treatments.....
"...Peter Huhtala had almost lost hope for a reasonable quality of life. Then he received energy healing sessions for two years, including eighteen months of near-daily treatments. He credits energy healing with a significant reduction of symptoms and a dramatic shift in attitude..."
"...However, many stroke patients who have undergone Reiki sessions have reported that they found the treatment helpful. For example, one stroke patient reported that, after a stroke left her paralyzed on the left side of her body, a single Reiki treatment administered in the hospital helped her to move the fingers on her left hand for the first time since coming to the emergency room..."
"...The growing numbers of seniors who have tried Reiki respond quickly to it – most seniors become enthusiastic about the treatment after only one session. Reiki helps chemotherapy patients relax, for example, or feel more comfortable after a surgical procedure. The healing power of touch brings the warmth of Reiki energy into stiff shoulders or sore feet, even for seniors who are normally sensitive to touch..."
"...A breast cancer diagnosis is one of the most difficult situations someone can face. The pain, stress and trauma involved are unparalleled, and patients dealing with this condition need all of the comfort and support they can get. Recently, many breast cancer patients have become interested in the idea of using Reiki to help with the symptoms of this condition..."
Reiki in Hospitals and Cancer Centers