Parkinson’s and Piano, revisiting a wonderful pastime slowly and deliberately.

RachellAnn Foster

Silent Music, gallery photograph by Dr Rachel Ann Foster “PhD PwP”

Losing my ability to play piano well was one of the first limitations I encountered in the course of my young-onset Parkinson’s. I completely gave up playing until about a month ago when Dr. Rachel’s inspiring photo, “Silent Music,” was posted in our gallery. Moved by it, we had a discussion about expectations from which I concluded that my own expectations and diminished patience was keeping me from enjoying an activity that had once given me so much pleasure. Two words from my medical training became very useful: slow and deliberate. It’s all explained onBlogger:


Digiprove sealCopyright secured by Digiprove © 2011 Marshall Davidson MD

Related posts:

Website Pin Facebook Twitter Myspace Friendfeed Technorati Digg Google StumbleUpon Premium Responsive


Comments are closed.