soothes ER waiting room
Ludescher is one of several harpists playing in the
have shown that music therapy effectively reduces anxiety, stress
and the experience of pain.
Arts-in-Medicine program reflects the growing body of evidence
that supports the benefits of integrative therapies and is a
complimentary program to the UNM School of Medicines newly
created Integrative Medicine Program.
Hospital, program participants have been using music therapy
with patients and also in the waiting room of the Emergency
Room every Monday from 2-4 p.m. The harp is used because the
vibration of the strings can be felt by the listener.
program is unique in that it serves populations on multiple
sides of the health care industry, recognizing that health and
healing is a systematic process. Artists in medicine facilitate
creative experiences that prompt reconnection, renewal and heightened
information, call Chris Fenton at 272-9700.