Caring for Your Mind, Body & Spirit
You deserve a variety of tools to best prevent disease and address your symptoms, illness, and needs before surgery.
At Sanford, we offer integrative health services to ensure you have access to those tools. Our services include:
Physical pressure is applied to specific points on the body and is an effective relief from stress-related ailments.
Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine involving the insertion of needles into very specific points along pathways on the body.
The aroma of essential oils can improve emotional and physical well-being. You will receive an oil based on your needs, whether you are looking to curb your nausea or headaches, find some energy or relax.
- Deep breathing exercises
Deep breathing exercises are techniques to bring your body into deep relaxation. Studies have shown deep, mindful breathing will help lower stress hormones.
- Energy healing
Reiki and Healing Touch are hands-on or hands-off healing techniques that can begin to restore balance in the body and support the body and mind’s natural healing process.
- Guided imagery and meditation
Our guided imagery and meditation providers will help you bring your mind to a place of deep quiet and stillness in order to release worries and anxiety.
- Healing arts
Our art program is designed to help you find relief from stress, distraction from fear, and an avenue of expression through various forms of art.
- Journaling for healing
Receive journaling techniques, prompts and exercises to strengthen resilience.
Therapy using physical manipulation to help relieve the body of stress and tension.
Learn how awareness of the present moment can help increase your sense of well-being.
- Music therapy
Music therapy uses music to promote mental, physical or emotional health.
Yoga is the practice of uniting your breath and movement. Alleviate some physical and mental tension with this gentle practice.
Learn more about each therapy below. Talk to a member of your care team in you are interested in receiving therapies and if they might be a good fit for you.
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