Stroke Survivors

Benefits of Neurologic Music Therapy for Stroke Survivors

  • Improves gait symmetry
  • Improves velocity and stride length
  • Improves motor movement (strength, endurance, timing, range of motion)
  • Improves neglect and inattention
  • Improves speaking fluency for patients with aphasia
  • Improves speech rate, intelligibility and initiation
  • Improves attention
  • Improves memory
  • Improves executive functioning skills (planning, decision making, evaluating)
  • Provides an outlet for emotional expression