Integrative Health Services Celebrates 10 Years

May 8, 2015

Holy Cross Hospital’s Integrative Health Services program The CARE Team is celebrating their 10 year anniversary. The program offers integrative therapies to help inpatients heal faster and recover better. The CARE Team is celebrating by having a CARE Team Awareness Day on Tuesday, May 12th from 8 am – 12 noon in the hospital’s Day Surgery Lobby. During this time they will offer chair massage, Feldenkrais(R), aromatherapy and more on a first come first served basis.

The healing experience is a combination of traditional western medicine with complementary treatments. The hospital’s caring providers treat patients with safe and gentle healing therapies that have been proven to help with faster healing time, improved circulation, relaxation, better pain control, reduced swelling, and decreased muscular tension.

Patients have the opportunity to request any of the integrative services offered. All therapies used are evidence based and include:

• Aromatherapy
• Reiki
• Guided imagery
• Music therapy
• Foot and hand massage
• Meditation
• Reflexology
• Animal Assisted Therapy
• Feldenkrais(R)

The Hospital’s CARE Team offers Integrative Services with Compassion, Attention, Respect & Empathy. Patients can request services through their nurse or health care provider. For more information on Holy Cross Hospital’s CARE Team visit or call the CARE Team office 575-751-8942.