Posts Tagged LSVT BIG

Announcing our 2024 Student Treatment Research Grants!

LSVT Global offers up to six $1500 LSVT Global Student Grants (LSVT-SG) for Behavioral Treatment Studies with Adult and/or Pediatric Neurological Disorders will be awarded. Apply now!

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LSVT Clinician Spotlight: Todd Exley, PT, FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers

Learn all about our LSVT Spotlight Clinician Todd Exley from FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers and his success with implementing LSVT BIG not only for his clients with Parkinson’s disease but with a variety of other diagnoses. Thank you Todd for all you do as a PT to improve the lives of your clients!

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Yes, you CAN make a difference: Integrating LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD to address the complex needs of people with Lewy body dementia

Click HERE to access the handout Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the second most common cause of progressive dementia, impacting an estimated 1.4 million people in the United States. Despite the condition’s prevalence, LBD is the most often misdiagnosed type of dementia, and is misunderstood by many clinicians. A recent survey by the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) of people with LBD and care partners found that despite interest in rehabilitation services, most people do not receive access to rehabilitation services during their journey with LBD. It’s time to change that. To honor Lewy body dementia Awareness Month this October, Join LSVT Global for this special collaborative webinar with the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). Following an overview, we will be joined by a panel of true experts – those living with LBD – to learn how they have benefitted from LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD®. During this special one-hour webinar learners can expect to be able to: Define Lewy body dementia (LBD) and understand how it is like and unlike other common neurodegenerative diseases, like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Outline the role of PT, OT and SLP in supporting symptom management, safety, and quality of life for people with LBD. Clarify how LSVTContinue Reading

Optimizing Wellbeing in Parkinson’s Disease: The Complementary Relationship of Rehabilitation, Therapy, and Exercise

Click HERE to access the handout Join us for an enlightening webinar as we bring together a team of dedicated experts - a physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, and exercise professional – who specialize in working with individuals living with Parkinson's disease. Discover the powerful synergy between therapy and exercise and how they can harmoniously work together to restore and maintain function, leading to a significantly improved quality of life. In this webinar, you'll delve into the empowering benefits of a comprehensive whole-body approach to wellness for individuals with Parkinson's disease. Our experienced presenters will share their in-depth knowledge and practical insights, shedding light on the transformative impact that therapy and exercise can have on motor function, communication, and overall well-being. Through engaging discussions and real-life case examples, you'll gain a thorough understanding of the rationale and timing behind therapy and exercise interventions. Discover how targeted exercises and therapeutic techniques can address specific challenges associated with Parkinson's disease, optimizing functional abilities and fostering independence. Whether you are a healthcare professional or someone living with Parkinson's disease or supporting a loved one, this webinar is designed to equip you with practical knowledge and tools to enhance the therapeutic journey. Join us asContinue Reading

Optimizing Wellbeing in Parkinson’s Disease: The Complementary Relationship of Rehabilitation, Therapy, and Exercise

Join us for an enlightening webinar as we bring together a team of dedicated experts – a physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, and exercise professional – who specialize in working with individuals living with Parkinson’s disease. Discover the powerful synergy between therapy and exercise and how they can harmoniously work together to restore and maintain function, leading to a significantly improved quality of life. In this webinar, you’ll delve into the empowering benefits of a comprehensive whole-body approach to wellness for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Our experienced presenters will share their in-depth knowledge and practical insights, shedding light on the transformative impact that therapy and exercise can have on motor function, communication, and overall well-being. Through engaging discussions and real-life case examples, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of the rationale and timing behind therapy and exercise interventions. Discover how targeted exercises and therapeutic techniques can address specific challenges associated with Parkinson’s disease, optimizing functional abilities and fostering independence. Whether you are a healthcare professional or someone living with Parkinson’s disease or supporting a loved one, this webinar is designed to equip you with practical knowledge and tools to enhance the therapeutic journey. Join us as we unravel the intricate relationship between

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Living BIG and LOUD with post graduate exercise classes

Click HERE to access the handout Discover the path to longer lasting LSVT treatment results with ongoing BIG for LIFE® and LOUD for LIFE® classes. Clinicians will learn about options to take the training course to lead their own group classes and how to refer clients to LSVT for LIFE® virtual classes when a community option is not available. Clients will learn what a typical BIG for LIFE or LOUD for LIFE class entails and how to find one in your community or a virtual option. Intended Audience: Allied health professionals, individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LSVTGlobalPublicOnDemandWebinarCertRequest LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: This LSVT Global webinar is not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity.  Continue Reading

Changing Lives with Proven Therapies – Today and Tomorrow

Marking 20 years in business can prompt you to take a look back at what you have achieved.  It is also an opportunity to set your sights on what’s next. Read on to discover how our latest offerings are leading LSVT Global into the future.

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LSVT Global Partners with Wibbi to Provide a New Home Exercise Software Solution to LSVT BIG® Clinicians and Patients

Are you an LSVT BIG Certified clinician looking for a new way to motivate your clients with their home exercise programs? Learn about LSVT Global’s new partnership with Wibbi and how you can access a free trial!

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Making LSVT Treatments Work in Your Clinical World

Click HERE to access the handout LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG are evidence-based treatment approaches designed to improve communication and movement in people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. While LSVT treatments have proven effective in research studies, some clinicians may struggle with how to effectively integrate it into their clinical practice. This webinar aims to offer practical advice and valuable insights on implementing LSVT treatments in various clinical environments including outpatient clinics, home health, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, mobile practice, and telepractice. Our discussion will cover the potential obstacles and opportunities that may arise during the implementation of LSVT therapies and provide strategies for enhancing outcomes. Intended Audience: Allied Health Professionals and Students If you are a speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist or assistant and would like a certificate for viewing a public on demand webinar, please follow the below steps: View the webinar in its entirety. Complete the LSVT Global On Demand Webinar Certificate Request Survey LSVT Global will verify your viewing of the webinar and email you a certificate. NOTE: LSVT Global webinars are not state or ASHA-registered for CEUs so you will need to retain your certificate if you would like to self-report your activity.  Continue Reading

Making LSVT Treatments work in your clinical world

LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG are evidence-based treatment approaches designed to improve communication and movement in people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. While LSVT treatments have proven effective in research studies, some clinicians may struggle with how to effectively integrate it into their clinical practice. This webinar aims to offer practical advice and valuable insights on implementing LSVT treatments in various clinical environments including outpatient clinics, home health, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, mobile practice, and telepractice. Our discussion will cover the potential obstacles and opportunities that may arise during the implementation of LSVT therapies and provide strategies for enhancing outcomes. Intended Audience: Allied Health Professionals and Students

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