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by Gene Monterastelli
[Gene's Note: I am not a medical doctor. I am not qualified to provide medical advice or diagnosis. This article is provided for informational purposes only. Please consult with your primary care physician before making any changes to your health regimen.]
I have found that there are two ways we can improve the effectiveness of a medical implant, whether it be a lens implant in cataract surgery, the replacement of a limb, a pace maker, or any other form of surgical implant — by using Meridian Tapping.
One is by working with the implant directly, the other is by working with the energy created by the implant.
Barbara Heffel is a registered nurse working in a birthing center within a hospital. She is an experienced EFT practitioner who has earned the Advanced EFT Certificate of Completion, indicating her thorough knowledge of Gary Craig’s Basic “EFT Course” and his “Steps Toward Becoming the Ultimate Therapist”. As a reader of our newsletter, she reports a fascinating use of EFT with newborn infants, an area that has hardly ever been reported on before, but which holds great promise. She tells of two times she has used EFT for newborn infants:
Jan Scholtes works in the Physiotherapy Department of a hospital in Holland where “Hans” (not his real name) is an outpatient who has long been suffering from severely impaired blood circulation in his legs. When he was referred to the department by his surgeon, he had already undergone five bypass operations in a futile attempt to correct this situation and was experiencing continuous excruciating pain in his left leg. At a loss for any other solution, his surgeon advised him to have his left leg amputated.
If EFT is important in your life, as it is in mine, you must surely have imagined what it would be like if EFT were made readily available to people facing emergency medical conditions. For many years, I have pictured desirable scenes which include the availability of EFT for patients in an Emergency Room, or for their distraught families in the waiting room; or have envisioned medics using EFT for patients in ambulances before they arrive at the hospital.
"Marie" (her actual name is disguised to protect patient confidentiality) is a nurse in a large hospital where she has been increasingly able to use Emotional Freedom Techniques with patients. Her experience with the pre-operative use of EFT hopefully foreshadows many similar interventions in the future. I can envision a day when EFT is an accepted procedure in hospitals and a part of standard pre-operative protocol. This seems to be a vision worth holding for all of us.
In terms of acceptance, surrogate tapping, which is in effect tapping for someone other than one's self, still has a long road ahead. However, its cousin, “distant prayer,” is quite readily accepted in many places the world over. People will often resort to prayer to heal a loved one even if they do not have deep spiritual convictions. It just seems a natural thing to do. Surrogate tapping is equally natural but as yet, because it does not invoke a spiritual being (although it can certainly do so if one wants), it somehow does not seem to fit neatly into the paradigm of healing.
Here are two accounts of using EFT on infants undergoing circumcision – one of them is from Barbara Heffel, an RN who described her use of EFT with two dramatic cases of newborns in difficulty. The other is from Dr. Larry Stoler; a psychologist who used EFT with his 8 day old nephew during the latter’s circumcision.