Preparing for Surgery: Guided Imagery Exercises for Relaxation & Accelerated Healing

Version: Unabridged
Author: Martin L. Rossman
Narrator: Martin L. Rossman
Genres: Self Development, Health & Fitness, Health & Wellness
Publisher: Sounds True
Published In: February 2004
Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes
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Are you preparing for a major surgery? Recent medical research indicates that guided imagery is an effective way to maximize the body's healing resources and take the worry out of surgery. Martin Rossman, M.D., presents Preparing for Surgery, a series of simple yet effective imagery techniques proven to benefit patients with shorter hospital stays, fewer complications, less pain, and less bleeding after an opertation. Listeners will learn the tools to support a successful and easier surgery, as well as to speed and stimulate the recovery process. Includes three exercises--Preparing for a Successful Surgery, Preparing on the Day of Surgery, and Healing Well after Surgery.

Author Details

Author Details

Rossman, Martin L.

"Martin L. Rossman, MD, Dipl. Ac. (NCCA) is a physician and acupuncturist widely known for his pioneering work with guided imagery in the healing arts. He is a Clinical Associate in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; Adjunct Faculty at the California School for Professional Psychology, Alameda/Berkeley; and the author of Healing Yourself: A Step-by-Step Program for Better Health Through Imagery. Dr. Rossman is co-founder and former Director of the Collaborative Medicine Center in Mill Valley, California and Co-Director of the Academy for Guided Imagery. "