Reiki for Surgery: Best 6 Reiki Tips for a Successful Surgery

Reiki Is An Effective Tool To Help The Mind and Body Heal Before, During and After Surgery. Administering reiki before, during and after surgery can be very helpful to a person or pet having surgery by preparing their mind and body for the procedure. Reiki helps the body heal faster by alleviating pain, decreasing stress, bringing on the relaxation response, and supporting the body’s natural healing process.

Here’s a list of the 6 best reiki tips to help them prepare and recover, quickly and completely, after surgery.

Note: This is an update from content previously published.

Tip #1. Give Reiki Sessions Daily Before The Surgery

Start giving daily reiki sessions at least one week before surgery. Reiki is most effective when allowed to build up and accumulate in the recipient’s body over a period of time. If possible, start giving complete reiki sessions (all three Reiki patterns–front of the torso; head, neck and shoulders; and back of the torso and feet) to the person or animal scheduled for surgery at least one week before the surgery. Do this daily.

Tip #2. Reiki for Surgeries Length of Time Over Positions

Before surgery, aim to give 40-60 minute reiki sessions (daily). Divide your time between positions so that you spend 5 to 7 minutes over problem areas and 2 to 3 minutes over non-problems areas. If you are doing Reiki sessions shorter than one-hour long, take the same formula and divide it by the length of the session. For example, for a 30 minute session spend 2.5 to 3.5 minutes over problem areas and 1 to 1.5 minutes over non-problem areas. It’s more effective to deliver reiki to the entire body than to just concentrate your time in one or two spots.

Tip #3. Work on The Mind/Body During The Reiki Sessions

If you are Reiki II or above, give the recipient reiki mental and emotional treatments towards having a successful surgery and healing quickly and completely. Start the reiki session with the first pattern on the front of the torso.

In the 2nd pattern (the head area) open the SHK channel (draw CKR, SHK, CKR) and say silently “this is my higher self speaking to your higher self.” Then, visualize the surgery going well and the person or pet recovering completely, as if you were watching a movie. At the end of the second pattern, say silently “amen” or “so be it.” This closes the SHK Channel. Note: It is YOU who does the visualization. The “client” just relaxes and enjoys the treatment. The SHK Channel not only addresses the mental/emotional side of a condition. It is also a communications channel. By using this channel in the manner described here you are helping the mind and body of the person or pet prepare for the surgery. You may use this technique every time you give them a Reiki session.

Then, continue with the rest of the Reiki treatment by moving to the 3rd pattern on the back of the torso. Then, to the back of the knees and to the feet.

Tip #4. Giving Reiki During Surgery

Delivering Reiki During Surgery– Reiki Hands On Treatment

If you are given permission to be present during surgery, give reiki “hands off” the body to the person having surgery. You’ll need to stay out of the way of the surgical team; however, make sure to treat areas where you can reach. Open the SHK Channel in the 2nd pattern (the head) deliver a mental/emotional treatment towards the procedure going well and the person or pet healing quickly.

Delivering Reiki During Surgery–Reiki Distance Treatment

If you are not allowed to be physically present during surgery, call the person or pet having surgery in “absentee” and give them a reiki distance  treatment. Also, open the SHK Channel and deliver a mental/emotional treatment visualizing the surgery going well and the person or pet healing quickly. You can also administer a reiki group distance treatment to the entire surgical team to help them be well focused, relaxed, effective and successful with the surgery.

Tip #6. How to Administer Reiki After Surgery Is Finished

After the surgery is over, give Reiki “hands-off” the body directly over the incision site. Do not touch the area directly with your hands for it would be too sensitive. Keep your hands approximately 6 to 12 inches above the incision site, hovering in the air. Treat for as long as possible–one hour or more at a time is usually good. Repeat for the next few days. This will help the body heal faster.

Utilizing Reiki To Release The Memory of The Surgery

At the same time, you’ll want to “release the memory” of the surgery from the body by treating the adrenals  glands. Hawayo Takata taught her students to always release the memory of the injury from the body by treating the adrenal glands. Surgery is considered to be an injury to the body.

To release the memory, place your hands over the adrenal glands (back of the torso-see illustration) hold your hands over the adrenals until your hands cool off. This takes about 10 minutes. If you are unable to reach the back of the torso, then treat from the front of the torso but stay longer in order to allow the energy to pass through the body. Releasing the adrenal glands only needs to be done once.

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