Dancing May Improve Motor and Non-motor Symptoms

Dancing May Improve Motor and Non-motor Symptoms

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Dancing May Improve Motor and Non-motor Symptoms

Training to dance to music on a weekly basis may slow the progression of both motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, a three-year study has found. Results from this pilot study suggest that dance training could be used as a strategy to slow the progression of Parkinson’s in those with mild-to-moderate disease. “The experience of performing and being in a studio environment with dance instructors appears to provide benefits for these individuals,” Joseph DeSouza,…

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