Both reflexology and reiki are included in the health topics of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, and research in both reflexology and reiki has shown positive outcomes in many disease processes, including pain management.
Complementary medicine is used in addition to standard medical treatments.
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care. Reflexology, reiki, Bio-Touch, auriculotherapy and massage are modalities of complementary medicine and are not substitutes for medical advice or treatment from a qualified physician or practitioner. These modalities cannot diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any specific condition, and the information included on this site is not intended to prescribe or diagnose.
Reflexology, reiki, Bio-Touch, auriculotherapy and massage are complementary therapies and should be used together with a conventional medical treatment plan. For suggestions in talking to your practitioners, the National Cancer Institute has created the pamphlet Talking About Complementary and Alternative Medicine With Health Care Providers: A Workbook and Tips to help.
About Complementary Medicine | Cleveland Clinic
Arizona Reflexology Association
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