Musicians know that music can help the mind and soul. Songs can help you express how you are feeling at a particular moment. They can remind you of emotions or events from your past. People have been using music to feel better for centuries. Over the past few decades, there has been more research on […]
Music therapy is a spreading practice that has an amazingly positive impact on patient health in situations ranging from surgery to the recovery period afterward.
Stuntman Tracy E. Thomas created Changing Fate (CHNGNF8) “to promote the healing properties of art and music therapy to cancer survivors and caregivers.”
Ricky Byrd, former guitarist for Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, still loves rock and roll, but his fervor for the hard life has been tempered by time and recovery.
Henne to start the nonprofit Warrior Cry Music Project, which aims to donate musical equipment to Veteran Affairs hospitals across the country as well as organize volunteer instructors.
Residents of the Rochester Presbyterian Home, who are affected with dementia, have been attending music therapy classes with their family members.
Cathy Flowers was told she’d never be able to move or speak again. They were wrong. She learned to speak again with music therapy and is still progressing.
Operation Music Aid: Instruments for Wounded Veterans by Colette Hebert The note was simple, but powerful. It came from a soldier of the United States Marine Corps, wounded in battle. “Thank you for the instruments,” he wrote. “It means so much as I’m trying to learn to replay the guitar after losing my arm.” More […]