Still, we must under no circumstances assume that music will work for everyone, he said. Some patients might want quiet, or other types of distractions such as TV shows or hearing the sounds of their surroundings just. .. Tuning Into Your Favorite Music Might Boost Post-Op Recovery: – WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 – – Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music will help you get over a surgery, according to a new review of data about them. More than 51 million operations are performed each year in the U.S., lead author Dr. Catherine Meads, of Brunel University in the United Kingdom, said in a news release from The Lancet, which released the findings Aug. 12.While Congress declared 2000 to 2010 the 10 years of Pain Control and Study, chronic, or reoccurring pain still affects even more Americans than cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease combined. In fact, a lot more than 76 million people live in pain every full day. Today, the AOA launches the Break Through Your Pain public education advertising campaign. By exposing common misperceptions associated with chronic pain, the advertising campaign is designed to empower people surviving in pain to find the help and resources they want. Chronic pain is a very serious and unaddressed general public ailment, and many folks are reluctant to talk with their physician for concern with feeling hopeless, or just not knowing how to initiate the conversation, stated Robert I.