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