Posts Tagged Occupational therapy

LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® Year in Review: Research and Clinical Updates in 2021

Join LSVT Faculty to discuss the most recent research and clinical advances related to LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG treatments.

Continue Reading

LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Leon Puzon

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Leon Puzon. Leon is one of our LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Volunteer Ambassadors. He thrives on inspiring and motivating clinicians to help their clients with Parkinson’s achieve the best voice, speech, gain, movement and daily function possible. Leon is always engaging, upbeat and willing to help others. Thank you, Leon, for the inspiration you give us all!

Continue Reading

LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Dr. Masako Kurachi

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Dr. Masako Kurachi. Dr. Kurachi is our LSVT Global Representative-Japan. She was the first LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician in Japan and she coordinates our LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Training and Certification courses there. She is a gracious and kind host (and person) with impeccable attention to detail. We are beyond blessed to have Masako as part of our international LSVT Global collaborative team and we thank her immensely for her pioneering spirit!

Continue Reading

It’s never too late! How LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® can improve function and quality of life in advanced Parkinson’s disease

Join LSVT Faculty to discuss how LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG can improve voice, speech, and movement for individuals with advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Continue Reading

2021 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees

It is a great honor for LSVT Global to seed future researchers in the fields of speech, physical and occupational therapy. It is our hope that these opportunities will ignite a passion and life-long pursuit of treatment research in these young scholars. Congratulations to all the winners!

Continue Reading

Lewy Body Dementia: The Role of LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® in Optimizing Your Quality of Life

Are you or your loved one living with Parkinson’s Disease Dementia or Dementia with Lewy Bodies? Join us for this special webinar hosted by LSVT Global in collaboration with the Lewy Body Dementia Association in honor of LBD Awareness Month. Discover how you can improve balance, mobility, independence, communication, and quality of life with the support of speech, physical and occupational therapies. Learn about LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD, therapy programs supported by over 30 years of research, and how they may help you. Come prepared to sample the LSVT exercises and techniques in this interactive webinar!   Intended audience: Caregivers and people living with Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease or a Parkinsonism

Continue Reading

Understanding Lewy Body Dementia: The Role of the PT, OT, and SLP in Person Centered Care

Did you know Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is the second most common form of neurodegenerative dementia after Alzheimer’s disease? Join us for this special webinar hosted by LSVT Global in collaboration with the Lewy Body Dementia Association in recognition of LBD Awareness Month. Learn more about this complex condition and how PT, OT and SLP can comprehensively address the needs of clients with LBD. Hear from a Movement Disorder Specialist who will provide an overview of the condition, followed by evidence-based treatment strategies for PTs, OTs and SLPs to promote successful person-centered care. The therapist panelists will provide a question-and-answer session following the presentation and case study.   Intended audience: Physical and occupational therapy professionals and students; speech language pathology professionals and students

Continue Reading

Practical solutions for receiving LSVT LOUD® or LSVT BIG® treatment per protocol

Join LSVT Faculty as they present data-driven and practical solutions on how you can provide intensive treatment in your clinical setting.

Continue Reading

LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Pete Vasquez

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Pete Vasquez. Pete manages all things logistics and shipping and lends a hand wherever needed beyond those tasks. Thank you, Pete for your enduring commitment to LSVT Global and for making the BEST coffee in the office!

Continue Reading

The important role of care partners for individuals receiving LSVT LOUD® or LSVT BIG®

Join LSVT Faculty for a discussion regarding recommendations on how to help support daily exercise practice, homework and carryover of a louder voice and bigger movements into daily life.

Continue Reading