Music therapy is helpful in rehabilitation for one of the same reasons that it is so useful in early childhood: brain plasticity. Brain plasticity is the brain’s ability to rewire itself. I wrote about this extensively, in the first article in this series, so read that now if you would like a bit more information.
The use of music therapy in rehabilitation has gotten the attention of a variety of professions (such as the medical community), as well as the media, and it’s easy to see why. Rehabilitation is an area of music therapy where results can be dramatic. [Read more…] about Music Therapy Through Life: Rehabilitation