Monday, March 2, 2009

sab G writes on PAIN Management

Conference on Pain Management
Swami Veda Bharati, Chancellor of the HIHT University, is opening today a five day long International Conference on Meditation and Pain Management. The conference is significant as specialists in such diverse fields as neurology, oncology, nephrology, and anesthesiology, besides dentistry will present their research findings. The medical specialists will be joined by clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, ayurveda practitioners and experts on yoga and meditation in seeking ways to manage pains. Meditation as a tool in pain management will be explored both experientially and scientifically. While the hub of the major activities of the conference will be in the Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama in Pashulok area of Rishikesh, some sessions will also be offered at the HIHT University and the Seema Dental College and Hospital.

Swami Veda will deal at length with themes like nature of pain and pleasure and remediation of pain through meditation based on his life long work and worldwide teaching. Medical specialists from the west as well as from India will focus on various modern techniques of pain reduction. Some of these experts including Dr. Clarke and Dr. Susan Gould Fogerite from the United States will throw new light in the field of combined therapy and mind-body science. Senior doctors and faculty of the HIHT University will examine pain in the context of modern medicine and suggest means of pain and stress reduction.
Dr T P Sasikumar, Scientist of Department of Space is actively associated with Rishikesh Ashram will coordinate the groups to evolve the educational content. He will be involved in the five day long pain management conference at Rishikesh discussing innovative techniques from the fields of biofeedback, diaphragmatic breathing, simple pranayama, mudras, and music.Writes - SabG, muscat

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