“On the occasions when the ongoing self-healing process doesn’t work, then it becomes necessary to get help from the outside. Traditionally, throughout the past five thousand years, our species has used foods and herbs for healing. We have also used the healing powers of touch.” (see William S Eidelman, MD – Healing with your Hands).
We are only going to talk about the use of hands to support healing yourself, though many of the techniques mentioned can be used to support the healing of others. It can be as simple as a caring human touch, your own on and around the place that hurts. That will often make a hurt place feel better and start the healing process.
There are many other ways that hands have been used to support or accomplish healing, but most are oriented to the practitioner/client situation. These techniques can usually be applied by an individual to their own situation, as well Are few such are: