How music therapy can help heal the brain – article
21 August 2017
RHN music therapist Bernice Chu, was recently asked by the team at the health site, for insights into how music therapy can help heal the brain after injury or disease.
How music therapy can help heal the brain
Written by Sandhya Raghavan
Music can restore some of the cognitive functions, sensory and motor functions of the brain after a traumatic injury.
Music does more than just put us in a good mood. It’s a wonder drug that sets a lot of things right: It energises your mind, eases stress, evokes emotions and soothes your soul. Everyone has their own personal equation with music, their own cache of songs that they fall back on in good times and the bad. And there’s no denying the effect music has on us; it touches us and changes us in profound ways.