“There are two ways to live your life, one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein. BLOG Subject: Complementary Therapies.
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Create an environment that would allow patients an option to have complementary therapies pre-operatively and postoperatively.
“No More Tears” by Janet Kilgore RN
Demonstrated that there was a reduction in children’s postoperative pain and anxiety with the use of medicine and imagery tools such as videos, audiotapes, relaxation, and imagery techniques pre and postoperative.
Research shown by well renowned physicians
Dr. Dean Ornish, MD
Dr. Herbert Benson, MD
Both has shown that relaxation training decreases the body’s response to norepenephrine, which is hormone released in reaction to stress.
250 patients from three complementary practices surveyed stated,
Department of Psychology, University College London,UK.
BR J Clin Psychol . 1996 Feb;35 (pt 1):37-48
Draw a long, deep breath and push your stomach out
Hold for two to three seconds
Exhale, slowly and completely, with a long breath
Let your shoulders and jaw drop as you exhale
Feel the relaxation travel from your neck and shoulders down your arms and out your fingertips
In the beginning there was a little boy named Brian