” Your touch is phenomenal!” – Maise 2016
In every branch of the practice of medicine, touching should be considered an indispensable part of the doctor’s art…the doctor should know what the human touch is capable of achieving in soothing ruffled feelings, in assuaging pain, in relieving distress, in giving reassurance, in making, in short, all the difference in the world…Touch always enhances the doctor’s therapeutic abilities and the patient’s recuperative capabilities. The laying on of hands has for centuries been well understood in religious communion. It would be well if it were similarly understood within the healing community.
Ashley Montagu, Author Touch: The Human Significance of Skin