Art as a healing force is not exactly a new idea. Whether it’ used to promote rehabilitation and recovery following injury or, on a more chronic basis, its power to regenerate is well-founded. One of the younger artists on, Freddie Maestas of Taos, New Mexico, cites art as the vehicle “to express my feelings and to help me heal me emotionally…I think that art heals in a better way” (than pharmaceuticals).View Freddie’s Gallery at: