Biodex Research Portal:
Gait Training with Music

Biodex Research Portal:
Gait Training with Music

Biodex Gait Trainer 3 with Music-Assisted Therapy

The relationship between music and healing has an extensive history, dating back to early civilizations. Today, music interventions are gaining momentum in both research and clinical observation for helping to restore movement in patients with neurological involvement.

Biodex proudly brings together music and technology to change the lives of more patients worldwide. For more information, contact us at (800) 224-6339 (+1-631-924-9000), or [email protected].  




Research Article
Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation in Rehabilitation of Movement Disorders: A Review of Current Research
Thaut MH, Aribu M
Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation in Rehabilitation, 2010

White Paper
Rehabilitation of Neurologically Affected Gait with Music Enhanced Treadmill
Hope Young, MT-BC
Biodex/The Center for Music Therapy, Inc., 2017

What Bohemian Rhapsody Teaches Us About Music for Movement Therapy

Dave Wilcox, OTR/L, Clinical Applications Manager
Biodex, 2019


Clinical Case Study
Feasibility and preliminary, explorative effects of music-assisted treadmill training on global cognition, attention, and balance of patients with Parkinson’s disease: An interim analysis from an ongoing randomized controlled pilot trial
Gooßes M, Niepold A, Saliger J, Nielsen J, Zierer J, Folkerts AK, Karbe H, Kalbe E

Research Article
Effects of Auditory Rhythm and Music on Gait Disturbances in Parkinson's Disease
Ashoori, A., Eagleman, D. M., and Jankovic, J.
Frontiers in Neurology, 2015

Research Article
A Multi-Directional Treadmill Training Program for Improving Gait, Balance, and Mobility in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Series

Kimberly Smith, Kurt Jackson, Kimberly Edginton Bigelow, et al.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Publications, 2015

Research Article
Treadmill gait training improves baroreflex sensitivity in Parkinson’s disease

Mohan Ganesan, Pramod Kumar Pal, Anupam Gupta, et al.
Clinical Autonomic Research, 2014

Rhythm, Music and Movement for Parkinson's - An Interview with Concetta Tomaino
Lila Corwin, SVP Marketing Communications, Head of Global Physical Medicine Sales
Biodex, 2019

Research Article
Walking to your right music: a randomized controlled trial on the novel use of treadmill plus music in Parkinson's disease
Calabro, R. S., Naro, A., Filoni, S., et al.
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 2019

Research Article
Walking with Music Is a Safe and Viable Tool for Gait Training in Parkinson’s Disease: The Effect of a 13-Week Feasibility Study on Single and Dual Task Walking
de Bruin, N., Doan, J. B., Turnbull, G., Suchowersky, O., et al.
Parkinson’s Disease, 2010


Research Article
Improvement of gait ability with a short-term intensive gait rehabilitation program using body weight support treadmill training in community dwelling chronic poststroke survivors
Toshifumi Takao, RPT, PhD, Naoki Tanaka, RPT, PhD, Noboru Iizuka, RPT, MS, et al.
Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2015

Research Abstract
Comparison between treadmill training with rhythmic auditory stimulation and ground walking with rhythmic auditory stimulation on gait ability in chronic stroke patients: A pilot study.

Park J, Park SY, Kim YW, Woo Y
Neurorehabilitation, 2015

Research Article
Effects of treadmill training with the eyes closed on gait and balance ability of chronic stroke patients

Yong-Wook Kim, PhD, Sung-Jun Moon, MS
Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2015

Research Abstract
Effect of Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation on Gait in Patients with Stroke

Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, Gehan Mousa Ahmed, Ebtesam Mohamed Fahmy
Neurology, 2017

Research Article
Efficacy of Gait Training Using a Treadmill with and without Visual Biofeedback in Patients After Stroke: A Randomized Study
Mariusz Drużbicki, PhD, Agnieszka Guzik, PhD, Grzegorz Przysada, MD, et al.
Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2015

Research Article
Changes in Gait Symmetry After Training on a Treadmill with Biofeedback in Chronic Stroke Patients: A 6-Month Follow-Up from a Randomized Controlled Trial

Mariusz Drużbicki, PhD, Agnieszka Guzik, PhD, Grzegorz Przysada, MD, et al.
Medical Science Monitor, 2016

Clinical Study
The Efficacy of Gait Training Using a Body Weight Support Treadmill and Visual Biofeedback in Patients with Subacute Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Mariusz Druhbicki, Grzegorz Przysada, Agnieszka Guzik, et al.
BioMed Research International, 2018

Research Article
Relationships of Stroke Patients’ Gait Parameters with Fear of Falling

Jin Park, Ingyu Yoo
Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2014


Research Abstract
Trunk endurance and gait changes after core stability training in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled trial
Samah Attia El Shemy
Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 2018

Research Abstract
Efficacy of gait trainer as an adjunct to traditional physical therapy on walking performance in hemiparetic cerebral palsied children: a randomized controlled trial
Nevein MM Gharib, Gehan M Abd El-Maksoud, Soheir S Rezk-Allah
Clinical Rehabilitation, 2011


Research Abstract
Quantitative Balance and Gait Measurement in Patients with Frontotemporal Dementia and Alzheimer Diseases: A Pilot Study.

Selva Ganapathy, Sadanandavalli Retnaswami Chandra, Srikala Bharath, et al.
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 2017

Research Article
Rehabilitation in progressive supranuclear palsy: Effectiveness of two multidisciplinary treatments

Ilaria Clerici, Davide Ferrazzoli, Roberto Maestri, et al.
PLOS ONE, 2017

Research Article
Effects of 12-week supervised treadmill training on spatio-temporal gait parameters in patients with claudication

Anita Konik, Stanisław Kuklewicz, Ewelina Rosłoniec
Disability and Rehabilitation, 2016


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