The Biofeedback Program at Schneck Medical Center offers an interactive approach using programs, services, and tools to help identify and control stress and anxiety related to pain, illness, and life in general. Biofeedback measures muscle tension, body temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and other physical responses providing the patient with electronically transmitted information to help self-regulate their bodies. Biofeedback equipment gives individuals a visual image that can help them reduce stress and promote healthy lifestyles and choices.
Biofeedback can help those who suffer from:
- Work or Home Stress
- Major Life Changes (good and bad)
- Rehab Patients
- Chronic Pain
- Chronic Fatigue
- Chemo Induced Nausea
- Musculoskeletal Problem
- Cancer Pain
- Chronic Anxiety
Schneck Medical Center’s Biofeedback Program utilizes a team approach in conjunction with your physician and current treatment plans. Biofeedback is not a substitute for traditional medical care; therefore physician referral is required for some services.Understanding your cause of stress and pain is the first step in controlling and reducing your suffering. With treatment and home exercises, you can take active steps toward improving your own health.Care at Schneck Medical Center is delivered by reliable and competent practitioners who have extensive training in biofeedback to provide you with quality care. Our practitioners are licensed social workers with experience in providing one-on-one personal care.The technological tools used in treatment include a Breath Metronome that uses rhythm to help control your breathing patterns to reduce anxiety, as well as computerized puzzles and games completely controlled by the patient’s pulse, blood pressure, and breathing. This interactive environment provides the patient with a feeling of control and success. Ask your physician about Biofeedback. It might just be the next step in your treatment plan and lead you towards a healthier, more productive life.
For further information regarding Biofeedback at Schneck Medical Center, please contact Patient Services at (812) 522-0440 or e-mail us.