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Colonoscopy with Music: it makes a difference!

Tweet Nobody wants to have a colonoscopy, but having a colonoscopy with music can definitely make a difference.  As we Baby Boomers move into our 60’s and beyond, having a colonoscopy is inevitable.  It’s also highly recommended as a proven way to prevent colon cancer by catching it really early. On the morning of July […]

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NPR story on Music with Surgery documents the benefits!

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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Music with Knee Surgery: Video Testimonial

Tweet One of our recent customers purchased the Surgical Serenity Headphones for her upcoming knee surgery. We talked on several occasions about her severe anxiety over this surgery and how concerned she was that she was going to have more pain that she could bear. This 54 year-old woman is a veteran of numerous surgeries […]

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Why You Need to Use Music during Joint Replacement Surgery

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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Music with Surgery: Does it really make a difference?

Tweet I understand healthy skepticism.  It’s a good thing.  No one wants to be a” sucker” and the medical/field is no exception to fads and scams.  When people used to mention the use of music during dental visits or childbirth or surgery, I was skeptical.  As a professional musician, I thought that it might be […]

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Music in the Operating Room: For surgeons, this time

Tweet Music and medicine are deeply connected. But what kind of music should your surgeon really be listening to? BY RAHUL PARIKH iStockphoto/lisagagne/Salon PopRX is a new weekly column about the intersection of pop culture and medicine. In 1889 Nietzsche wrote, “Without music life would be a mistake.” As someone who regularly spends a chunk […]

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Safer Surgery, Faster Recovery!

Surgical Headphones Being Used in More Hospitals

Tweet Surgical Headphones are being used in more and more hospitals.  As people learn about our Surgical Serenity Headphones they want 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 […]

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