Music Therapy to Manage Pain

The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF) works with patients through CenterLight Health System to help them manage their pain and improve their quality of life through music therapy. Private patients may schedule an appointment through the IMNF Music Therapy Professionals Practice.

Pain may have a variety of causes and can severely impact movement and quality of life. Music therapy can help reduce the amount of pain a patient experiences, promote relaxation, rest and rhythmic breathing, and alleviate anxiety and depression.

What to Expect

Listening to music

Using music and imagery

Writing songs and discussing lyrics

Making music and singing

Music therapy can provide results including:

Managing pain with music

Requiring less pain medication

Regulated blood pressure, respiration and heart rate

Greater peace of mind

For more information on the programs and services offered by the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, please call 718-519-5840 or email imnf@centerlight.org.


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