The authors of this investigation conclude that “a hospital-based Reiki training program for caregivers of hospitalized pediatric patients is feasible and can positively impact patients and their families.More rigorous research regarding the benefits of Reiki in the pediatric population is needed.” Trials like this one abound in the parallel world of “energy” medicine.At the completion of the program, interviews were conducted to elicit participant’s feedback regarding its effectiveness.
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They reported that Reiki had benefited their child by improving their comfort (76%), providing relaxation (88%) and pain relief (41%).
All caregivers thought that becoming an active participant in their child’s care was a major gain.
Those that are rigorous show quite clearly that Reiki is a placebo.