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Enhanced Solutions for Voice and Mobility Maintenance Classes: Virtual Discoveries in PD Care!

Learn more about virtual teleLOUD for LIFE and teleBIG for LIFE classes.

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I was prescribed PT, OT, and Speech Therapy. It was there that I was first taught about LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD. It was there that I also first learned about the importance of exercise and its effect on Parkinson’s.

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“I came to regard exercise as my primary medication.”

Shortly after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013, my movement disorder specialist suggested LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD®. I think having completed the sixteen sessions of both LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD early on, definitely laid a strong foundation as I came to regard exercise as my primary medication.

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Interactive and fun virtual exercise classes for LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Graduates!

Keep your LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG exercises going in a fun, interactive and virtual way! teleLOUD for LIFE and teleBIG for LIFE are internet-based (Zoom), live, group exercise classes for those who have already completed all 16 sessions of the full LSVT LOUD or LSVT BIG treatment programs. The classes are led by speech-language pathologists or physical or occupational therapists who are LSVT LOUD/LSVT BIG Certified and trained to lead LOUD for LIFE or BIG for LIFE classes.

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

Find LSVT CliniciansView 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