The medical world is vast and ever-growing, each day adding new certifications and specializations to its already expansive portfolio. Wherever one's interests lie, there is most definitely a way to parlay them into the field of medicine in some aspect. Take, for example, Music Therapy.

According to the American Music Therapy Association's (AMTA) website

Music Therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages. Music therapy improves the quality of life for persons who are well and meets the needs of children and adults with disabilities or illnesses. Music therapy interventions can be designed to: promote wellness, manage stress, alleviate pain, express feelings, enhance memory, improve communication, and promote physical rehabilitation.


When you consider the relaxing nature of some music even if in the privacy of your own home, you can imagine how when scientifically orchestrated, music can aid individuals in ways unimaginable!

Every day, radical new developments in the medical field are being discovered. It is an exciting time to be alive!