Whether it is speech, occupational or physical therapy, music is filling the air to help patients regain what they have lost. Music brings creativity, repetition and rhythm to rehabilitation which is why it has been increasingly popular with therapists. It also adds an element of fun for the patients during a very challenging time. CSU and UCHealth have been working together since the 1980s to create a music rehabilitation program for anyone from rehabilitating from a bad accident to patients with Parkinson’s Disease. ‘Regaining function, say the experts, is the main goal of rehabilitation. And, as Johnson and her colleagues will attest, it often occurs faster — and better — when it’s set to music.’
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Call the Aspen Club at 970.495.8560 for more information on UCHealth’s Neurologic Music Therapy program.