therapy

March 26, 2020 at 4:00pm

The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.

New research from the British Academy of Sound Therapy (BAST) has shown there is a common dosage for music and revealed how long an individual needs to listen to it for a therapeutic effect to be experienced.

In recent years, psychologists have proven that music can have a positive effect on our health, so... See More

The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.

New research from the British Academy of Sound Therapy (BAST) has shown there is a common dosage for music and revealed how long an individual needs to listen to it for a therapeutic effect to be experienced.

In recent years, psychologists have proven that music can have a positive effect on our health, so researchers at BAST were keen to discover whether it would be possible to prescribe music to help us with specific mood states.

#therapy #research #mood #psychology #health #heal

March 10, 2020 at 1:20am

A man with Parkinson's disease believes learning to play the piano has helped to slow its effects on his body.

Derick Davies was diagnosed with the progressive neurological disorder in 2008.

The 74-year-old has symptoms such as tremors, but said it has progressed more slowly than doctors predicted: "I put this down to the piano, and to trying to have a positive attitude."

Parkinson's UK said music could help people and called for more research.

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A man with Parkinson's disease believes learning to play the piano has helped to slow its effects on his body.

Derick Davies was diagnosed with the progressive neurological disorder in 2008.

The 74-year-old has symptoms such as tremors, but said it has progressed more slowly than doctors predicted: "I put this down to the piano, and to trying to have a positive attitude."

Parkinson's UK said music could help people and called for more research.

#DerickDavies #Parkinson #medical #therapy #research #disorder

February 26, 2020 at 12:56am

Pigs might not fly, but LiLou the therapy pig wants to make air travel less stressful.

The five-year-old Juliana pig and her owner, Tatyana Danilova, are part of San Francisco International Airport’s "Wag Brigade" - a program that brings therapy animals to the airport to cheer passengers up and help ease travel anxieties.

Dressed in a pilot’s cap and with toenails painted bright red, LiLou breezes through the metal detector at airport security and trots to the departure gates... See More

Pigs might not fly, but LiLou the therapy pig wants to make air travel less stressful.

The five-year-old Juliana pig and her owner, Tatyana Danilova, are part of San Francisco International Airport’s "Wag Brigade" - a program that brings therapy animals to the airport to cheer passengers up and help ease travel anxieties.

Dressed in a pilot’s cap and with toenails painted bright red, LiLou breezes through the metal detector at airport security and trots to the departure gates. She raises a hoof in greeting, poses for selfies and entertains departing passengers with a tune on her toy piano.

#LiLou #animal #therapy #performing

December 4, 2019 at 9:19am

This episode showed the power of music for people suffering from dementia. While music has been known to bring joy to people, it can certainly be said that music brings immense joy to people who are suffering from cognitive disorders.

Music has its own curious way of finding its way into people’s hearts and bringing limitless enjoyment to them.

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This episode showed the power of music for people suffering from dementia. While music has been known to bring joy to people, it can certainly be said that music brings immense joy to people who are suffering from cognitive disorders.

Music has its own curious way of finding its way into people’s hearts and bringing limitless enjoyment to them.

#dementia #healing #therapy

November 29, 2019 at 10:18am

Music is a powerful and non-invasive medium, making it suitable to engage with patients on the mental, physical and emotional levels. In the healthcare industry, music has been recognised as a form of therapy for patients suffering from various health issues and major hospitals are taking the lead in introducing music therapy to its patients.

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Music is a powerful and non-invasive medium, making it suitable to engage with patients on the mental, physical and emotional levels. In the healthcare industry, music has been recognised as a form of therapy for patients suffering from various health issues and major hospitals are taking the lead in introducing music therapy to its patients.

#therapy #health #heal #hospital #recovery