This recording helps speed your recovery, and helps you be more comfortable after surgery or injury than you would otherwise be. It includes specific suggestions for immediate reduction of discomfort AND for enhancing the body’s ability to repair itself.
Hypnotic relaxation, including guide inner journeys, has been shown to be helpful in managing post-operative pain:
“Randomized controlled studies with clinical populations indicate that hypnosis has a reliable and significant impact on acute procedural pain and chronic pain conditions.”
Patterson DR, Jensen MP; Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Psychol Bull. 2003 Jul;129(4):495-521;
Healing from incisions or other injuries is generally improved, as well as functional recovery.
“Analysis of variance showed the hypnosis group’s objectively observed wound healing to be significantly greater than the other two groups… through 7 postoperative weeks; standard care controls showed the smallest degree of healing. In addition, at both the 1 and 7 week post-surgical observation intervals, one-way analyses showed the hypnosis group to be significantly more healed than the usual care controls…. subjective assessments of postoperative pain, incision healing and functional recovery trended similarly. Results of this preliminary trial indicate that use of a targeted hypnotic intervention can accelerate postoperative wound healing …”
Am J Clin Hypn 2003 April; Ginandes C, et al; Department of Psychology, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital.
When you have this one and Before Surgery, you’ll be in a great mental-emotional state to ease your path and recover optimally.