Category Archives: therapeutic touch

Fibromyalgia and ‘Energy Medicine’: Trying to unlock the puzzling language and belief system

“Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please”, Mark Twain Given that modern medicine has been unable to find either a cause or cure for fibromyalgia it is little wonder that many have … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and the Healing Touch

“Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight”, Diane Ackerman¬† People who suffer from chronic pain have generally found that physical touch is a valuable source of relief which can alleviate (or at least reduce) pain and enhance well being. … Continue reading

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