Music Therapy can be a vital part in treatment for those recovering from from brain Injury or stroke. For those whose language centre of the brain has been damaged and speech has become a problem, music can help a patient relearn speech patterns and language through singing and rhythm.
although many patients may struggle to speak in sentences they often have less trouble singing them. 'The ability to speak is mainly controlled by two areas on the left side of the brain. But when we sing or listen to music, wide swaths of both sides of the brain become active. Doctors have learned putting words to melody stimulates
memory and helps a damaged brain recover the ability to process language. '
harmony music therapy scotland specializes in working with brain injury and stroke patients. If you would like to make a referral please email us at Kristen. MT@live.co.uk