Joanne L. Glover
harpist, Certified Music Practitioner
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation found that music brought about a 21% reduction in pain levels as well as a 25% drop in depression linked to pain. Patients described their pain as less disabling when they received music therapy.
Effects of live music therapy sessions on
quality of life indicators, medications administered and hospital length of stay for patients
undergoing elective surgical procedures for brain. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of live music
therapy on quality of life indicators, amount of medications administered and length of stay for persons receiving elective surgical procedures of the brain.