Posts Tagged Occupational therapist

Winston-Salem, NC – LSVT BIG Training and Certification

LSVT BIG is coming to Winston-Salem, North Carolina! Read on to find out all the details.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey – LSVT BIG Training and Certification

LSVT BIG is coming to Cherry Hill, NJ! The LSVT BIG Training and Certification Workshop is a two-day program designed to train physical and occupational therapy professionals and students in an evidence-based, intensive treatment protocol for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. LSVT BIG has application to adults and children with other neurological conditions. Registration Fees: $580 Professional (PT/OT, PTA/COTA) $300 Graduate/Doctoral Students $200 Previously Certified LSVT Clinicians Continuing Education Information These courses have been approved by multiple state Physical Therapy Associations. For information specific to your state(s), click here. LSVT Global, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Course Times: Day 1:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Day 2: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Click here to view the brochure.

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Emerging Research on the Use of LSVT BIG® in People with Chronic Stroke

Another client was able to feed his pets and hold and feed his new (and first) grandchild and began noticing improvements in ability to walk in physical therapy after the intervention was completed. His wife felt comfortable leaving him home alone for the first time since his stroke.

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Announcing the 2018 LSVT Global Small Student Grant Winners!- Occupational Therapy Awardees

We congratulate the 2018 Occupational Therapy student grant recipients! Each student received a $1,500 small student grant from LSVT Global, to be used during the 2018-2019 academic year. These unrestricted grants provide funding to help support their treatment research projects. Download information about our 2019 Student Grant competition for occupational therapy students here. Letters of Intent are due May 17, 2019.  Domestic and International applications are welcome.  Proposals and Application Due: June 28, 2019 Occupational Therapy Awardees Nataya Branjerdporn Occupational Therapist, PhD Student Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre University of Queensland, Australia  “Driving change for infants at high risk of cerebral palsy in low-resource contexts: An innovative community-based parent-delivered early intervention program.”     Significance: Cerebral palsy is the most prevalent physical disability in children around the world and may lead to less favourable occupational performance. Eight in ten children with cerebral palsy are born into low-resource contexts, such as India, where financial hardship and remoteness contribute to difficulties accessing therapies that enable children to participate in meaningful occupations and experience optimal quality of life. A new approach called the Learning through Everyday Activities with Parents (LEAP-CP) program responds to this need by training local mothers to develop therapeuticContinue Reading

Announcing the 2018 LSVT Global Small Student Grant Winners!- Physical Therapy Awardees

We congratulate the 2018 physical therapy student grant recipients! Each student received a $1,500 small student grant from LSVT Global, to be used during the 2018-2019 academic year. These unrestricted grants provide funding to help support their treatment research projects. Download information about our 2019 Student Grant competition for physical therapy students here. Letters of Intent are due March 29, 2019.  Domestic and International applications are welcome.  Information on our 2019 Student Grant competition for occupational therapy students will be released in April, 2019. Physical Therapy Awardees Holly Johnson DPT Student Northern Arizona University, Phoenix “Boxing as an Alternate Treatment for Sleep Disorders in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: A Feasibility Study”         Over 95% of individuals with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) suffer from at least one sleep-related dysfunction1. Sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and excessive daytime sleepiness are non-motor signs of PD that impact mobility and increase risk of falls2. Non-traditional meditative exercise and multi-modal exercise have been shown to improve sleep in individuals with PD. It is unknown if a relationship exists between the level of intensity of exercise and sleep quality. Boxing is a high- intensity exercise that has become a popular exercise option with the PD communityContinue Reading

9 Common Questions Physical and Occupational Therapists Ask About LSVT BIG Training and Certification

Below are answers to some common questions we receive from people deciding whether or not to become LSVT BIG Certified.

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Dallas area (Irving), TX – LSVT BIG Training and Certification

LSVT BIG is coming to the Dallas area (Irving), Texas! Read on to find out all the details.

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Nurnberg, Germany – LSVT BIG Training and Certification

LSVT BIG is coming to Nurnberg, Germany! Read on to find out all the details.

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New York, New York – LSVT BIG Educational Seminar

“LSVT BIG renewed my confidence in my body. I now can control the effects that Parkinson’s has on me.”
-Jim, former fighter pilot, now fighter of PD

Interested in Learning how LSVT BIG can help you improve your mobility, balance, walking and more?

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Winter Haven, FL – LSVT BIG Training and Certification

LSVT BIG is coming to Winter Haven, Florida! Read on to find out all the details.

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