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Healing Music comes in many forms

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Healing Music, Music Healing, Music in the Hospital, Music Medicine, Surgery with Music

Tweet Have you experienced the healing power of music?  Since the beginning of time, humans have been powerfully drawn to rhythm, to harmony and to melody.  The original “music” consisted of the sounds of nature:  waves lapping the shore, the wind through the pines and palms, the babbling brook and the gentle rain. Today, every […]

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NPR story on Music with Surgery documents the benefits!

August 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Dangers of anesthesia, joint replacement surgery, Music and Dental Surgery, Music and Eye Surgery, Music and Surgery, out-patient surgery with music, Surgery with Music

Tweet Surgery with music is a topic that I’ve spent that last 25 years writing and speaking about.  It is such an easy yet powerful intervention for the patient who is filled with anxiety and dread Now this wonderful meta-analysis has been published in the “Lancet,” a prestigious and highly respected British medical journal.  I […]

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Why You Need to Use Music during Joint Replacement Surgery

June 13th, 2013 · No Comments · joint replacement surgery, Music and Surgery, Surgery with Music

Tweet With the aging of the Babyboomers, comes the need for replacing our worn-out and achy joints.  We Babyboomers have been very hard on our bodies, with jogging, running and aerobics skyrocketing to popularity when we were young and foolish.  It was also during many of our teen years that fast-food became extremely popular and […]

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Surgical Headphones Being Used in More Hospitals

February 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Music and Dental Surgery, Music and Surgery, Music and the Brain, Music Healing, Music Medicine, Music Research, Surgery with Music

Tweet  More and more people are hearing about our Surgical Serenity Headphones and choosing to use them.  People remember reading about them and know  that they will use them if they are told that they need surgery.  That’s exactly what happened with a customer today and she  will be “practicing” with them over the next few weeks so […]

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Patient anxiety reduced with proper music

February 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Music and Relaxation, Music and Surgery, Music Healing, Music in the Hospital, Music Medicine, Music Research, Surgery with Music

Tweet Patient anxiety can be debilitating before surgery of any kind.  We’ve known for a long time that listening to calm, comforting, soothing music before surgery could do the same thing as the drugs…and without the risk of adverse reactions.   Overly and unnecessarily sedating the patient should be avoided.  Today another study appeared also […]

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Research on Music with Surgery Pours In

November 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Surgery with Music

Tweet A new clinical study on the effects of music in the PACU (post-anesthesia care unit) has just come in from Sweden. The final result is that “These findings promote use of listening to music to establish a healing environment for patients in a postanaesthesia care unit.” Patients’ perception of music versus ordinary sound in […]

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Interesting info about history of anesthesia

June 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Surgery with Music

This historical information about the use of anesthesia during surgery appeared the The Boston Globe on June 6, 2009

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Plastic surgery and …criminology???

January 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Surgery with Music

Tweet Plastic Surgery and criminology? This is a different kind of post, but I thought it was interesting and I would share it with you. Enjoy! Drug Kingpin who’d had Plastic Surgery nailed by computer voice recognition! In a story that brings to mind John Woo’s “Face-off” which starred John Travola and Nic Cage as […]

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