Hands-on touch removes energy blocks and restores free flow of energy, promoting benefits for many side effects.
How do experts use polarity therapy?
Medical groups provide recommendations for polarity therapy in treating people with cancer. Learn more about the approaches and meanings of recommendations.
Clinical practice guidelines
These 2009 evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for integrative oncology conclude that therapies based on a philosophy of bioenergy fields are safe and may provide some benefit for reducing stress and enhancing quality of life. The guidelines give a strong recommendation for these therapies, which include reiki, Therapeutic Touch®, healing touch, and polarity therapy for these uses:
- For reducing anxiety: grade 1B (strong recommendation, moderate-quality evidence)
- For pain, fatigue, and other symptom management: grade 1C (strong recommendation, low or very low quality evidence)
Clinical practice guidelines on the evidence-based use of integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment › This set of guidelines has been endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).1Lyman GH, Greenlee H et al. Integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment: ASCO endorsement of the SIO clinical practice guideline. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2018 Sep 1;36(25):2647-2655.
These 2017 clinical practice guidelines for patients with breast cancer found insufficient evidence to form a clinical recommendation for using polarity therapy for fatigue or to improve quality of life.
Polarity therapy is based on traditional Ayurvedic therapy.
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|1||Lyman GH, Greenlee H et al. Integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment: ASCO endorsement of the SIO clinical practice guideline. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2018 Sep 1;36(25):2647-2655.|