Stress-Free Restraints and Handling

Danielle Browning, LVMT

Imagine...you are a small child, your parents bring you to a strange place, and they allow a stranger to take you away.

The stranger speaks an unknown language, drags you across the floor, and forces you into a cold, steel cage. The smell of feces and urine linger in the air. Uncertainty quickly turns to fear as you hear footsteps approaching your cage. You press yourself as hard as you can into the back corner, hoping the hands won't reach in and grab you. Against your will, you are placed onto another cold, steel surface.

People are all around, holding you down, saying things you cannot understand. You begin to fight. You are so scared you urinate on yourself. It’s difficult to breathe. You scream for your mother. OUCH! What was that? You begin to feel sleepy, the room spins, and the lights go out.

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