Music Therapy & Parkinson's Fact Sheet
Music Therapy to Benefit Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
Music as Medicine
Rhythm & Parkinson's Disease
Many studies report that musical rhythm used in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease can improve coordination of the arm and legs, gait (speed, frequency, and step length), control of posture, and balance. For more information on this study:
Raglio, A. (2015). Music Therapy Interventions in Parkinson’s Disease: The State-of-the-Art. Frontiers in Neurology, 6, 185. http://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2015.00185
TOOLS: COMFORT SOUND TECHNOLOGY
The Remo 40" Drum Table with Comfort Sound Technology produces a sound that is comfortable on the ears and produces a big vibration, making it an ideal tool for vibroacoustic applications. The controlled low frequencies produced by the pre-tuned version are in the range of 31 - 41hz. The frequencies can be adjusted on the tunable version.