You can also call the appointment center to schedule, change or cancel an appointment or ask questions.
The National Institute of Health classifies Reiki as an energy medicine, a form of touch therapy. Reiki and other touch therapies are considered to be a very low risk intervention - no serious side effects or risks have been identified in the medical literature on Reiki. Since Reiki is facilitated either with a very light touch, or slightly off the body without touch, it provides a therapeutic option for those who are in pain or unable to be touched.
The 2010 Health Forum survey cited that 21% of the hospitals responding offered Reiki and/or Therapeutic Touch. Beaumont offers Reiki therapy, both inpatient and outpatient, through the Department of Integrative Medicine.
The research-documented benefits of Reiki therapy include:
Clinical trials are currently being conducted through the National Institute of Health concerning the use of Reiki for:
For information on the Beaumont program, contact Sandra Kohlmeyer, Integrative Medicine, by email or by calling 248-551-9888.