History of Healing


Ancient Healing

  • Illness was seen as an im

  • Seeking healing  through balance

Dark Ages

  • a spiritual transgression or as the result of  actions of an evil spirit or vengeful god

  • treatable only by prayer and penance

Modern – Medical Model

  • a scientific process involving observation, description and differentiation

  • moves from recognition and treatment of symptoms to identifying disease causes and developing specific cures