I thought you might be interested in the story below from Chroma Therapies.
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The pulsing beat of the Dire Straits song Walk of Life has helped a Parkinson’s patient recover balance and brain function.
Scientists have discovered that certain rhythms allow the brain to by-pass sections that have been damaged by stroke, traumatic injury or degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and dementia.
Rhythmic beats or songs with a strong connection to the patient have been shown to reactivate nerve cells and reboot the brain’s sensory pathways to enable patients to communicate or recover physical ability.