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Latest Music therapy Stories

2012-11-13 11:06:06

Novel approach to improving patient outcomes and satisfaction highlighted at 116th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Ophthalmology New research shows that the use of an audio therapy known as binaural beats can significantly reduce patients' anxiety during cataract surgery. The 141-patient study, conducted in Thailand, is the first of its kind in cataract surgery, which is one of the most frequently performed procedures worldwide, with more than 3 million performed annually in the...

2012-09-05 02:27:47

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jerome Edelstein, head plastic surgeon at aesthetic medical practice, Edelstein Cosmetic, has donated $63,000 worth of services to SYLEBRATION, an event that will raise money for the Music Therapy Program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). On Wednesday, September 12, 2012 the first annual tribute concert is being held in memory of guitarist and legendary pioneer in the electronic music scene, Sy Benlolo. Better known to fans as Sy Sylver,...

2012-06-12 23:00:12

Companies Partner to Develop and Market a Family of Products for Special Needs Children Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Beamz Interactive, an interactive music and gaming product company, and PlayAbility Toys, a developer and marketer of toys and other products for children and adults with special needs, today announced a partnership to develop and market special needs and music therapy products based on the Beamz laser controller technology. “We are very excited about...

2012-05-23 23:03:18

Soothing Stress Relief Sounds review by AloeVera.com highlights all the details of this just-released music therapy product. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Soothing Stress Relief Sounds has just hit the market and a leading natural health website is breaking the product down in its latest review. The Soothing Stress Relief Sounds program is designed to treat stress and anxiety through music therapy. It also includes a package featuring several e-books that help participants understand...

2012-03-08 10:38:00

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bethany Village has seen surprisingly rapid and positive results through two new high-tech music therapies for residents in assisted living and skilled nursing at the continuing care retirement community. One program has put 48 iPods and personalized playlists into the hands (and ears) of residents age 85 to 97. Another tool, Beamz, lets residents create music by interacting with laser beams, offering a unique and motivating type of fine motor...

2012-02-29 11:42:04

Research: Group art therapy as an adjunctive treatment for people with schizophrenia: Multi-center pragmatic randomized trial Referring people with schizophrenia to group art therapy does not improve their mental health or social functioning, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The findings challenge national treatment guidelines which recommend that doctors consider referring all people with schizophrenia for arts therapies. Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder which...

2012-02-15 11:06:00

- Coalition highlights importance of extending therapy caps - WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocating on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who receive outpatient rehabilitation services every year, the Therapy Cap Coalition on Feb. 14 urged members of the Congressional Conference Committee to show their love to seniors this Valentine's Day by providing the longest possible exceptions extension for Medicare Part B therapy services in the...

2011-10-21 14:23:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice of the Western Reserve is observing Music Therapy Month by educating the community about the important role music therapy can play in providing care during the final stages of life. A variety of activities can be employed by the agency's music therapists to help patients, including listening to melodies, playing an instrument, drumming, writing songs and guided imagery. As a leader in the community and one of the top ten hospice...

2011-09-30 15:38:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Music Conservatory of Westchester (MCW), a nonprofit school of the arts in White Plains, is pleased to announce the 25th anniversary of its Music Therapy Institute (MTI). In honor of this milestone, the Conservatory will present a special kick-off concert on Saturday, October 22 at 3:00pm with acclaimed children's entertainer and music therapist David Gonzalez. MTI's anniversary festivities will continue throughout the school year and...

2011-08-23 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Annie L. Heiderscheit, Ph.D., of Plymouth, Minnesota, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of music education. ABOUT DR. ANNIE L. HEIDERSCHEIT Dr. Annie Heiderscheit is a Board Certified Music Therapist with 18 years of clinical experience and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She holds an M.S. in Counseling from Iowa State University...