Healing Touch, promoting relaxation and healing, available at Penny George™ Institute for Health and Healing at Owatonna Hospital
Suffering from stress, side
effects of acute or chronic illnesses, or simply looking for relaxation?
Healing Touch, a holistic energy therapy that supports the body’s natural
healing process, is safe and supportive for all age groups.
“Healing Touch is a wonderful
complement and sometimes alternative to pain treatment,” says Sharon Whelan, RN
and certified healing touch practitioner at Owatonna Hospital. “Plus, it works
on all aspects of you at the same time—physical, emotional, mental and
Healing Touch complements
traditional health care and is used in collaboration with other approaches to
health and healing. Benefits may include:
- reducing stress
- calming anxiety and depression
- decreasing pain
- strengthening the immune system
- enhancing recovery from surgery
- deepening spiritual connection
- supporting cancer care
- creating a sense of well-being
- easing acute and chronic conditions
- complementary care for neck and back problems.
“You receive benefits specific
to your needs,” says Whelan. “It’s safe and clients often leave feeling relaxed
Healing Touch is used
extensively at hospitals, clinics and private practices. It’s a certified
educational program and is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses
Outpatient sessions are available Wednesday
afternoons from 1-4 p.m. at Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at
Owatonna Hospital. For more information, pricing and to schedule an
appointment, call 507-977-2150.