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Hypnotherapy Reduces Postoperative Opioid Use

Hypnotherapy may be an effective way to reduce opioid use in postsurgical settings, new research shows. In a study of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA), those undergoing hypnosis before surgery used fewer opioids postoperatively than their counterparts who did not undergo psychosis, even though pain, length of hospital stay, and complications were similar between […]