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What are Therapeutic Characteristics of Music?

Tweet We all know that music makes us feel better!  It has therapeutic characteristics that affect our body-mind-spirit in a way that nothing else can do!  You actually don’t even have to hear the music around you; you can hear it in your head and have the same effect!!  You can whistle it or hum […]

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Another story of music's power with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet by Steve Toll and Linda Bareham What better “medicine” than a “treatment” that has only positive side effects and “therapy” that is actually enjoyable? That is the “miracle of music” when applied with intention. Music is shown to have the ability to help organize the brain; especially vital to those who are afflicted with […]

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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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Anxiety reduction through music

Patient anxiety reduced with proper 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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More Research on the power of music with Dental Surgery

Tweet J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] Musical Intervention Reduces Patients’ Anxiety in Surgical Extraction of an Impacted Mandibular Third Molar. Kyoung Kim Y, Kim SM, Myoung H. Primary Researcher. Abstract PURPOSE: Patients undergoing impacted mandibular third molar (IMTM) extraction often have severe perioperative anxiety, which may lead to increased […]

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What do you know about "Second Life"?

Tweet Do you know about “Second Life”? Several months ago I was interviewed by Dave Schwartz of Music Academy Online. The hour-long interview was done in Second Life, a technology that gives humans animated avatars on-screen.  The interviewed focused on the research I did on the famous harpsichordist, Wanda Landowska.  We discussed my sources and how […]

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