The Effectiveness of Complimentary Therapies to Reduce Pain in Spinal Fusion Patients: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
Coordinator: Karen Sacks
Date: July 2014
Amount: $4,980

The studies primary purpose is to gather documented evidence that Healing Touch and other complementary therapies (hypnosis) improve patient outcomes and therefore can be incorporated into standard care of all patients in their pediatric hospital. They will compare difference in pain pre- to – post between the two intervention and control groups.