Touch Therapy focuses on recent research relating to the importance of touch
and its application in healthcare, especially when involving physical contact
with patients. Particular focus is placed on touch therapy in promoting wellness
and healing. Touch therapy has particular relevance with regards to stress reduction,
pain relief, growth and development, immune function and auto-immune disorders.
- Thorough and highly readable round-up of recent research relating to the importance of touch.Of practical help and interest to healthcare professionals whose work involves physical contact with patients.
- Author is a leading authority internationally, and the work of the Touch
Research Institutes is high profile.Focuses on key and common conditions pain,
stress, immune disorders through key life stages.
- Enhancing growth.
- Pain reduction during painful procedures and chronic pain syndromes.
- Enhancing attentiveness.
- Alleviating depression and anxiety.
- Auto-immune disorders.
- Immune disorders.
- Further reading.