The Experience of Receiving Therapeutic Touch in Clients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee

by Vandenburg, Paula Jean

Abstract (Summary)
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore the experience of receiving TT in clients with osteoarthritis of the knee. The clients experienced helicy in their energy field and they expressed it as physically decreasing the perception of pain, improving quality of sleep, being more relaxed, improving attitudes, and promoting the perception of peacefulness as well as increased energy. The clients expressed this as demonstrated by the many statements quoted in this study.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of Toledo Health Science Campus

School Location:USA - Ohio

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:therapeutic touch osteoarthritis rogers model colaizzi phenomenology


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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