Dance-movement Therapy May Help Parkinson’s, Other Motor Diseases, Study Finds

Dance-movement Therapy May Help Parkinson’s, Other Motor Diseases, Study Finds
New methods to measure brain activity in dancers can be applied to develop new forms of treatment, such as dance-movement therapy, for movement-related disorders including Parkinson’s disease, according to a Finnish PhD candidate. Her research project, “Dance on Cortex – ERPs and Phase Synchrony in Dancers and Musicians during a Contemporary Dance Piece,” is part of Hanna Poikonen’s doctoral thesis at the University ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-05-14By Patricia Inacio, PhD