🎶From the beginning of time, music has been used to help humans cope and connect. Music has the ability to naturally increase neurochemicals- such as feel good endorphins! Today, across the world, music is being used as a therapy and rehabilitation technique!🎶
What is "Music Therapy"? ✔️ The improvisation by a therapist and patient done in a one on one setting or conducted in groups!
✔️There is passive and active music therapy. Active involves interaction between therapist and patient. Passive is when the patient is usually resting but listening to the therapist!
Health Benefits- ✔️Reduce Anxiety & Physical Effects of Stress- Music exerts direct physiologic effects through the autonomic nervous system. Music causes immediate motor and emotional responses, especially when incorporating movement and stimulation of different sensory pathways.
✔️Promote Healing- Music therapy is being used in hospitals to improve healing by reducing anxiety prior to procedures or tests. Music and positively modify the release of stress hormones that are beneficial for neurological, respiratory, immune and cardiac function is involved in healing!
✔️Depression Of The Elderly- Music therapy can reduce the feelings of isolation, boredom, anxiety and fatigue. It is being used in the geriatric care settings to improve mood and provide a sense of comfort and relaxation!
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Would you or someone you know benefit from music therapy?🎶❤️✨
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