Dance as therapy for individuals with Parkinson disease.

  title={Dance as therapy for individuals with Parkinson disease.},
  author={Gammon M. Earhart},
  journal={European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={45 2},
  • Gammon M. Earhart
  • Published 2009 in
    European journal of physical and rehabilitation…
Parkinson disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative movement disorder that is often accompanied by impaired balance and walking and reduced quality of life (QoL). Recent studies indicate that dance may be an effective alternative to traditional exercise for addressing these areas of concern to individuals with PD. This review summarizes the relatively scant literature on the benefits of dance for those with PD, discusses what is currently known with respect to appropriate dosing of dance… CONTINUE READING
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