Music therapy to cure patients

Patients especially those undergoing strenuous therapy and treatment can now look forward to getting healed by ragas and world music, courtesy a musical therapy centre that opened up on Wednesday in a hospital here.

The Fortis-Zila Khan Music Therapy Centre was inaugurated at the Fortis hospital in this suburb of the national capital and will be led by sufi singer Zila Khan to promote holistic healing and enhance patient recovery through music therapy.

`Today, music therapy begins as a supportive treatment, where the systematic accumulation of data and its analysis helps in the process of finding a cure for certain ailments that shall benefit patients worldwide,` Khan told reporters here.

The centre will offer supportive treatment that uses music to bring about positive changes in the emotional, psychological and physical health of a person.

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