Guest Blog - "A Little Light and Sound Goes a Long Way"

By Mind Alive

May 17, 2016

Dr. Luis Arrondo, D.C., C.A.B.N.N

San Jose, CA.

This was relayed to me in a recent office visit by a patient named Rosa, who I have been treating for some time:

On March 21, 2016, Rosa’s sister, Maria Luisa, a person diagnosed with diabetes and who had seen me a couple of times, was operated on for diabetic complications. She underwent a lower-leg amputation above the knee at a hospital in Northern California. Two days later the family received a phone call from the hospital stating that, in effect, that Maria Luisa was brain dead.

At the hospital they were told that two neurologists had examined her and said that there was nothing more to do, that it would be best to take her off the life-support machines. The family asked for time and asked if they could use the AVE machine on Rosa. She said that they told her, "there are no miracles at this hospital, only science". They strongly suggested to terminate support. The family insisted for more time.

The hospital strongly advised them to consider disconnecting her from the machines shortly, but they continued to insist.  They were told that they had a maximum of two weeks:

I remember around that time that the diabetic patient’s sister, Rosa, had called me for my advice. I told them that there were no guarantees, but if they were keeping her on the life support system, that I would put her, as often as possible, on the program at around 7.8 hertz, Schumann Resonance, because that would give her the best overall oxygenation boost.  I said it was a when-absolutely-all-other-hopes-fail approach. (I had written to Dave Siever a while back asking if this would be a good program for post stroke patients, as part of neural therapy).

They showed the DAVID Delight to the neurologist and asked if they could use it. The neurologist replied that it wouldn’t do any harm and that it would be OK to use, and communicated that to the primary physician.

The patient said they had the program running a few times a day, and at night when they could. A week after beginning the program, the patient opened her eyes a little, and responded weakly to yes/no via the fingers. According to Rosa, she was told by the hospital doctors that even though there was a response, her sister would remain in a permanent semi-vegetative state and she should still be taken off the support. The family refused, kept praying and using the unit.

Over time, in approximately two months, Maria Luisa made a pretty full recovery: Full memory, reasoning, movement. The only signs remaining were some occasional minor hallucinations, according to Rosa.

The next challenge, she shared with me, is that the hospital told them that the insurance is running out. She has been off life support systems, but needs recovery from the surgery/prosthesis, etc. They will meet with the hospital director soon. He had initially insisted, she said, to turn off the machines; the hope here is that, given the circumstances, a special continuation for care will be extended.

I was interested in the names of neurologists to follow up in case someone wanted to verify these details, which, as I mentioned, were told to me by Rosa in the course of a visit. Later I made a phone call to Rosa to go over details to make sure there was consistency in what I had heard. Regarding the neurologists, what she shared with me is that they never came back to visit the patient once she began to recover.

Although you may not understand Spanish, (see the youtube link below), in this video Rosa briefly shares the life-saving experience involving her sister, Maria Luisa, using the DAVID Delight.

Short of reviewing hospital records and speaking to the principals involved, it remains an experience shared by a grateful sister to her doctor; one that involves hope, determination against odds and authority, and the flowering of a clinical miracle.

A little light and sound goes a long way....

NOTE: A few months after this testimonial was written, researchers at UCLA helped a man to make remarkable progress in recovering from a coma. The UCLA researchers used low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to stimulate neurons. The researchers surmise that the striking changes seen in this patient may have been due to stimulation of the thalamus, which is usually impaired in patients that are in comatose states.

In light of this information, it is possible that the use of audio visual entrainment may produce a stimulating effect on the thalamus. It may explain why the patient in this blog who was declared brain-dead by neurologists was able to make a full recovery after undergoing extended audio visual entrainment therapy.

by Doctor Luis Arrondo, D.C. -

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