Posts Tagged BIG for LIFE

Big and Loud Program puts the ‘LOUD’ in treating patients with Parkinson’s

Find LSVT Clinicians View Courses & Products Parkinson’s Disease doesn’t just affect a person’s body, but it can affect their confidence. That’s why therapists at Sanford are meeting with patients at the Wellness Center in Mandan to help. There have been more than 25 years of research and studies proving the LSVT Big and Loud treatment is helping people with Parkinson’s. ‘Big and Loud’ combines speech therapy and physical therapy to help people with Parkinson’s communicate and move more easily. The ‘Big’ side focuses on helping patients move faster and taking bigger steps. The ‘Loud’ side helps more with voice and speech, which makes this program unique from other Parkinson’s programs. Each patient attends classes four times a week, for four weeks. KX News got to sit in on one of the sessions to see just how powerful the program is.Continue Reading

LSVT BIG in the United Kingdom – One Clinician’s Journey

“In choosing a thesis, without hesitation, I dove into Parkinson’s disease. The day after I took my National Physical Therapy Exam, I started working toward my LSVT BIG certification knowing this would be the best way to make a difference when assisting in the needs of these patients.” Read on to learn more.

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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Occupational Therapy

We congratulate the 2019 occupational therapy student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord injury. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Physical Therapy

We congratulate the 2019 physical therapy student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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