LSVT BIG / Parkinsons

Physical Therapy for Parkinson Disease & Neurological Conditions
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LSVT BIG is a research-based exercise approach developed Parkinson’s specific speech treatment LSVT LOUD.

The LSVT Programs have been developed and scientifically researched over the past 20 years with funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Research on LSVT BIG has documented improved ratings on tests of motor functioning in people with PD following treatment.  Improvements include:DEP_9700-31

  • Faster walking with bigger steps
  • Improved balance
  • Increased trunk rotation

LSVT BIG is a standardized treatment protocol.

LSVT BIG treatment consists of:

  • 16 sessions: 4 consecutive days a week for 4 weeks
  • Individual 1 hour sessions
  • Daily homework practice
  • Daily Carryover exercise

LSVT BIG will help you establish a LIFE-LONG HABIT of BIG PRACTICE!

LSVT  BIG treatment:

  • Trains a single target of amplitude (bigger movements)
  • Drives intensive and high-effort practice
  • Teaches the amount of effort required to produce normal movements
  • Translates bigger movements into real-world, everyday activities
  • Empowers people with PD with their potential to improve!

LSVT BIG will teach you how to avoid inactivity and keep your movements ALIVE druing everyday activities.  It will help you participate fully and improve the quality of your life!

Make the commitment today…

Don’t Lose it!  Use it!  And Improve it!

 

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