Music can be a welcome distraction for the child who's experiencing pain and fear as a result of an illness or injury.
The certified music therapists at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU use music in group and individual therapy sessions to achieve a number of treatment goals, including:
- Alleviate pain
- Enhance memory
- Express feelings
- Improve communications
- Manage stress
- Promote physical rehabilitation
- Promote wellness
To contact a certified music therapist, call (804) 827-9962.