Scientific research continues to suggest that HT is helpful in promoting relaxation, reducing pain and managing stress. It can also be effective in speeding tissue and bone healing and strengthening the immune system. Many people describe an increased sense of well-being after treatment.
Healing touch was developed by Janet Mentgen RN, BSN, HNC, CHTP/I as a medically-based energy therapy Continue Education Program for nurses. Healing touch is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association and has been taught since 1989. Since that time the positive impact has been recognized in the healing community throughout the world.