Enriched Music Therapy Benefits Stroke Patients Long Term Enriched Music Therapy Benefits Stroke Patients Long Term
Stroke patients actively participating in rhythmic music therapy had improved physical function and feelings of well-being. Effects persisted at 1 year after 6 weeks of therapy, a study shows.Medscape Medical News
Publication date: Available online 10 February 2018 Source:Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Author(s): Marie Orantin, Alain Yelnik, Marylène Jousse, Maryse Guillemette, Anna Bernard, Leila Tlili, Victorine Quintaine
Conditions: Stroke; Hand Injuries Interventions: Other: STANDARD REHAB; Device: SONICHAND Sponsor: Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA Recruiting
The purpose of this case study is to retrospectively investigate the use of neurologic music therapy (NMT) for gait training in addition to standard practice of care in the inpatient rehabilitation setting following stroke.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the number one cause of long-term disability. Seventy-five percent of annual stroke victims are older than 65. Post-stroke depression (PSD) is a common consequence of stroke, with the estimated prevalence ranging from 25% to 79%. Although several studies have investigated the impact of pharmacological interventions on PSD, there is a significant gap in knowledge regarding the efficacy of nonpharmacological measures for treatment of PSD. The purpose of the current integrative literature review was to synthesize the state of knowledge on selected nonpharmacological treatments fo...
Conclusions—Multimodal interventions can improve long-term perception of recovery, as well as balance, gait, grip strength, and working memory in a mixed population of individuals in late phase after stroke.Clinical Trial Registration—URL: http//www.ClinicalTrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT01372059.
Rehabilitation programs that involve a multisensory intervention improved gait, balance, strength, and cognition in late-stage stroke survivors.Medscape Medical News
(Reuters Health) - A small Swedish study of stroke patients finds that activities such as horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapy can help them feel like they're recovering faster, even if their stroke occurred years earlier.