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The effects of therapeutic touch and acupressure on experimentally-induced pain

The effects of therapeutic touch and acupressure on experimentally-induced pain

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Touch -- Therapeutic use,
  • Acupressure,
  • Analgesia,
  • Pain -- Physiological aspects,
  • Pain -- Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maxine Louise Mueller Hinze.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiv, 228 leaves
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17595033M
    OCLC/WorldCa20477536

    Learn The Art of MASSAGE, TRIGGER POINT And ACUPRESSURE THERAPY To Relieve Pain And Tension Now! Get this Amazon Bestseller written by the well-known Author Ace McCloud for just $ Today!/5. Acupressure involves the stimulation of acupoints, that have been mapped out for horses and other animals, with touch and light pressure. Acupressure can be used to treat a variety of conditions, especially musculoskeletal disorders and chronic pain, and is .

    Acupressure is a form of traditional Chinese medicine which comprises touch therapies to balance the body's energy flow. It requires an application or exertion of pressure on certain pressure points in the body. Miscarriages. Acupressure during pregnancy has the potential to . Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of acupuncture often find equivalent responses to real and placebo acupuncture despite both appearing superior to no treatment. This raises questions regarding the mechanisms of acupuncture, especially the contribution of patient expectancies. We systematically reviewed previous research assessing the relationship between expectancy Cited by:

      Neiguan, or Inner Gate, is one of the best points to press for sleep and relaxation. This point is also called P6 or Pericardium 6. To find the Neiguan point, place 3 fingers at the base of the wrist and feel for a natural depression. There is a depression between the tendons in the hand that can be an effective insomnia cure. Press this point. [35]. One study suggests that the therapeutic effects of acupuncture may be mediated through vagal modulation of inflammatory responses in internal organs via production of TNF-α and c-Fos [37]. In another recent animal study, acupuncture treatment significantly decreased the levels of.


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The effects of therapeutic touch and acupressure on experimentally-induced pain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Anxiety is frequently associated with pain. This study investigated the efficacy of therapeutic touch (TT) in reducing chronic musculoskeletal pain and anxiety in an elderly population. Effects of TT were tested on three outcome variables: pain, anxiety, salivary by: CONCLUSION: Because there are no identified risks to Therapeutic Touch as a pain relief measure, it is safe to recommend despite the limitations of current research.

IMPLICATIONS: Therapeutic Touch should be considered among the many possible nursing interventions for the treatment of by:   Therapeutic Touch (TT) is a widely used nursing practice rooted in mysticism but alleged to have a scientific basis.

Practitioners of TT claim to treat many medical conditions by using their hands to manipulate a "human energy field" perceptible above the patient's by:   The purpose of this Rogerian study was to determine whether therapeutic touch improved functional ability in elders with arthritis as compared to routine treatment and progressive muscle relaxation.

Eighty-two non-institutionalized elders were randomly assigned to therapeutic touch or progressive muscle relaxation treatments. Subjects served as their own Cited by: A study into the analgesic effects of therapeutic massage and therapeutic touch in healthy subject volunteers.

Proceedings of the Anaesthetic Research Society Meeting (joint meeting with the Pain Society), Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, 3–4 April Br J Anaesth ;P–31P. (2) Kessler J, Johnson by: 7. According to Therapeutic Touch texts, the major effects of Therapeutic Touch are a deep relaxation response, reduction of pain and anxiety, and faster wound healing.

Practitioners believe that this therapy promotes health and wellbeing and eases the dying process. Beside pain management, acupressure before and acupuncture after anesthetic induction has been show to have a very beneficial effect on the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting in which could largely minimize the use of antiemetic drugs (Shenkman, et.

al., ; Ferrara-Love et. al., ).Cited by: 1. Much like therapeutic touch healers, Chinese acupuncturists believe that disruptions or blockages in this energy are the source of illness and that acupuncture.

ARTICLE SUMMARY. Therapeutic touch (TT) is hands-off aura massage, actual touch not included, and it is the most common form of energy or vitalistic medicine in North practitioners are massage therapists and, oddly, nurses. Many years ago I believed in it, but eventually I decided it was based only on wishful thinking, laughably naive references.

The nurse should document the pain as phantom pain, a type of neuropathic pain that is often experienced days, weeks, or even months after the source of the pain has been treated and resolved. The client perceives that the amputated limb still exists and feels burning, itching, and deep pain in tissues that have been surgically removed.

the effects of the intervention on pain, nausea, and anxiety. Pain, nausea, an d anxiety wer e measured using in dividual Numeric Rati ng Scales (NRS), which ra nged from 0 t o The effects of therapeutic touch and acupressure on experimentally-induced pain (Doctoral dissertation.

University of Texas at Austin, ). Dissertation Abstracts International, 49, Cited by: Therapeutic Massage Techniques as opposed to an acupressure mas-sage that works on meridians, and indirectly affects the blood and lymph system.

Anytime a client has a severe condition (e.g., severe insulin-dependent diabetes or response to touch (reflex effect on nervous system) could make the disease car-File Size: 2MB. Title: AlHejamah: Cupping Therapy 1 The effects of therapeutic touch and acupressure on experimentally induced pain thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Texas at Austin Ann Arbor, Mich., U.M.I., America Acupressure.

Pain, Symptom Control and Palliative Care 11 ; Levangie, P. K and Norkin, C.C () Joint. Several control conditions, such as penetrating sham acupuncture and non-penetrating placebo needles, have been used in clinical trials on acupuncture effects in chronic pain : Frauke Musial.

The Acupressure Atlas is a fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide that demonstrates how acupressure techniques activate and accelerate the body’s self-healing powers to alleviate many health problems, including even the common cold.

Sensory ailments--such as trouble sleeping, sensitive stomach, headaches, joint problems, and allergies- /5(80). Touch for Health a Practical Guide to Natural Health Using Acupressure Touch and Massage to Improve Postural Balance and Reduce Physical and Mental Pain and Tension Spiral-bound – January 1, by John Thie (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Thie Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See /5(5). Therapeutic touch [1] Definition Therapeutic touch [2], or TT, is a noninvasive method of healing derived from an ancient laying-on of hands technique.

In TT, the practitioner alters the patient's energy field through a transfer of energy from the hands of the practitioner to the patient. Acupressure has four basic effects on the body: analgesic, homeostatic, immunity enhancement, and sedative/psychological.

The pain relief effect of acupressure has been explained using gate control, nociceptive afferent, and endorphin theories. Gate control theory holds that applying pressure to acupuncture points stimulates thick C fibers without myelin.

Acupuncture treatment has been widely used for many conditions, while results of the increasing numbers of randomized trials and systematic reviews remain controversial. Acupuncture is a complex intervention of both specific and non-specific factors associated with therapeutic benefit.

Apart from needle insertion, issues such as needling sensation, Cited by:. Acupressure Therapy works with the fingers and other parts of the body to gradually press Acupuncture points, which stimulate the body’s natural self-curative the power of these potent points, Acupressure increases the circulation, boosts the immune system, releases stress, and is ideal for both self-treatment and preventive health care.Therapeutic touch (commonly shortened to "TT"), known by some as "non-contact therapeutic touch" (NCTT), is a pseudoscientific energy therapy which practitioners claim promotes healing and reduces pain and anxiety.

"Therapeutic Touch" is a registered trademark in Canada for the "[s]tructured and standardized healing practice performed by practitioners trained to be MeSH: DStudy participants reported levels of pain, nausea, and anxiety immediately before and after the Healing Touch intervention using separate numeric rating scales.

RESULTS: Significant decreases in pain, nausea, and anxiety were observed immediately following the intervention on post-operative days one and two, and in pain and anxiety on post-operative day three Cited by: 8.