How are Metronome used with Humans: Metronomes in a medical or therapeutic context.
Therapists may use a metronome as a tool during sessions to help clients with various goals, such as improving their sense of rhythm or timing, increasing their motor coordination, or providing a structured
and predictable environment.
For example, a music therapist may use a metronome to help a client with Parkinson’s Disease practice walking at a steady pace, as the regular beat can help them maintain a consistent stride. In another scenario, a music therapist may use a metronome to help a child with ADHD improve their focus and attention by having them play along with the beat.
It’s important to note that the use of a metronome in therapy should always be conducted under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional or music therapist, who can tailor the intervention to the
individual needs and goals of the client.
Based in Miami, Bricole Reincke is Vice President at Interactive Metronome. Learn more about Bricole on her website at http://bricolereincke.org/.