Hypnotherapy offers tools, one of them being CD recordings. There are other tools that empower you and condition Mind of the goal being achieved. These CD's are purchased pertaining to the situation being addressed i.e. Relief from pain, weight loss, sports enhancing, anti depression, feel good, executive, relief from stress, studying.... The list is endless, it is there to recover fast, paving the way for achieving goals. After all, hypnosis has been used for more than two centuries.
Many hospitals are welcoming this practice with open arms due to the understanding of the infinite potential of hypnosis for most surgery. Such are Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in New York.
A study in 2000 at Harvard Medical School - patients who received hypnosis before, during and after surgery required less medication afterwards. The patients had fewer complications and all procedures went smoothly and much faster than those not receiving hypnosis.