Study Assesses How Music Therapy May Improve Fine Motor Skills

Study Assesses How Music Therapy May Improve Fine Motor Skills

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Study Assesses How Music Therapy May Improve Fine Motor Skills

A clinical study is assessing whether a specific type of rehabilitation therapy — called neurologic music therapy — may help people with Parkinson’s disease recover fine motor skills, such as those required for writing, self-care, and fine object manipulation. The trial (NCT03049033) is underway at the University of Colorado and seeks to enroll 100 Parkinson’s disease patients ages 45 to 85. More information about enrollment is available here. The study is led by Isabelle Buard, PhD,…

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