Therapeutic Dancing for Parkinson’s Disease


Lorenna Pryscia Carvalho Aguiar*, Priscila Alves da Rocha, Meg Morris

Summary:

This systematic review found that therapeutic dancing in general was found to be beneficial for improving motor performance, mobility and balance in people with Parkinson’s Disease. Although this study didn’t find details related to specific forms of dance, they did find and overall short-term improvement in freezing of gait (FOG), walking performance, and wellbeing in some individuals. ‘

Year study was published: 2016

Mean age of participants in study: 66.5 years old

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