Canadian researchers believe dancing the Argentine tango can improve motor skills and aid mental prowess among people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Investigators from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre looked at changes in patients’ motor abilities and non-motor symptoms following a 12-week tango course.

The study looked at whether a social and physical activity linked to music, such as tango, could have possible therapeutic value for PD patients who characteristically suffer from motor and mental dysfunctions.

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