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Alternative medicine has emerged from the shadows and has found a place in major American hospitals October 7, 2007

Posted by Dreamhealer in Alternatives.
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| Sun reporter

Kim Holland’s biker-chick days were over not long after they began, with the 46-year-old smashed between her Harley and a guardrail in Elkridge, and a bystander saving her right leg by taking off his belt and making it into a tourniquet before paramedics rushed her to the hospital.

A week after she arrived at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center – a week filled with operations and skin grafts, narcotics by pill and by pump – she lay in bed. The lights down low, soft music playing to drown out the buzzing and beeping and ringing that make up a hospital’s soundtrack, two women slowly waved their arms over Holland’s broken body, as if trying to push away the pain.

Their motions resembled part modern dance, part pantomime, as they used a technique of laying on hands called reiki (pronounced ray-kee) to help Holland relax and, they hope, heal more quickly by restoring her “energy balance.”
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