New Milford Hospital is committed to offering the highest quality medical care in a comfortable and soothing environment. It is for this reason that we also offer patients and their families the option of Integrative Medicine therapies at no charge during the patient’s stay with us.Complementary therapies include:
Primarily for patients having outpatient surgery, our experienced practitioner works with each patient individually with sensitivity to your unique frame of reference and perspective on hospital care.
Using a variety of techniques, including a self-hypnosis breathing strategy and personalized imagery, the practitioner supports the patient along a personal path designed to elicit a sense of relaxed well-being and comfort while minimizing pain, stress and anxiety. This program also offers strategies for chronic pain management.
Reflexology is the physical act of applying specific pressures using thumb, finger and hand techniques on the foot and hand, resulting in stress reduction. A primary benefit of reflexology is relaxation. Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body to improve the flow of blood and lymph and to reduce muscle tension.