There is no cure [for Parkinson’s disease], but there are ways to improve symptoms. Researchers from Florida State University (FSU) suggest practicing the Argentine tango could provide useful relief.

In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, FSU researchers used gait analysis to measure the risk of falling for Parkinson’s patients before and after Argentine tango dance lessons. The patients who took a series of 12 classes had a significant reduction in fall risk compared to a control group.

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