DALLAS (CBS11) – With so much uncertainty looming over the future of the nation’s health care system, one Dallas cardiology center is taking a spa-like approach to ease their patients’ concerns.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Hub Opens At Potter's House In Dallas
Licensed counselor, John Edmonson and his father, Dr. Robert Edmonson from Marula Medical, say they have embraced a soothing atmosphere in their practice from the moment you walk in.
“We do aroma therapy, we do laughing yoga, mindfulness classes, chair yoga,” John Edmonson explained.READ MORE: 'No Business Wearing This Uniform,' Dallas Police Officer Bryan Riser Arrested, Charged With 2 Counts Capital Murder
They say the practice has turned to these methods which have been helpful for patients who increasingly have worried whether a change in health care policy at a national level will affect their access to treatment.
He added, “We’re saying we know that the future is uncertain but if you’re able to focus on yourself and calm your mind that’s going to improve your health and that’s something you can control.”
Coaching the patients to live healthy lifestyles and improve their health without depending on the health care system is also part of the approach.MORE NEWS: Texas Detectives Dismantle Drug Lab, Seize 50 Pounds Of Meth And Skull Grip Handgun
“If people would eat properly, have the proper exercise, relax there would be no need for me,” said Dr. Edmonson.