Posts Tagged Physical therapist

LSVT Team Member Spotlight: Patricia Brown, LSVT BIG Faculty

Learn more about our LSVT Faculty member Tricia Brown. Tricia brings her knowledge, integrity and a smile to every course she teaches. Her good hearted nature and energetic spirit make her a joy to have on our team! Read on to learn more about Tricia!

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LSVT Team Member Spotlight: Kathy Salik, LSVT BIG Faculty

Learn more about our LSVT Faculty member Kathy Salik. Kathy has been an integral part of our team since 2011 sharing her expertise and her competence with educating clinicians all around the world. Read on to learn more about Kathy!

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Application of LSVT Treatments post-Deep Brain Stimulation: Maximizing communication and mobility outcomes

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) has revolutionized the treatment of movement disorders, yet challenges in communication and mobility often persist. This webinar will demonstrate how LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® can maximize communication and mobility outcomes, offering invaluable insights for healthcare professionals, researchers, caregivers, and those considering DBS as a treatment option. Delve into the science and methodology behind these evidence-based approaches, and learn how they can empower individuals post-DBS to regain effective communication skills and optimize mobility. Research and real-life case studies will illustrate the profound impact of LSVT treatments, showcasing success stories and practical applications. Whether you are seeking to enhance your understanding of post-DBS challenges or exploring holistic solutions, this webinar provides a unique opportunity to gain insights, ask questions, and embark on a journey toward improved communication and mobility. Intended Audience: Healthcare professionals, individuals living with PD and their loved ones

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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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LSVT Team Member Spotlight: Tami Hefferon, LSVT BIG Faculty

Learn more about our LSVT Faculty member Tami Hefferon. Tami is simply a delight to have as a part of our LSVT team. Her boundless energy, enthusiasm and zest for life is contagious. Read on to learn more about Tami!

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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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Introducing LSVT for LIFE®!

Learn about our LSVT for LIFE® web-based exercise platform for people who have completed LSVT LOUD® or LSVT BIG® treatment and would like to benefit from LOUD for LIFE® and BIG for LIFE® classes!

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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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LSVT Clinician Spotlight: Jayme Brindle, MSPT

Learn more about our LSVT Spotlight Clinician Jayme Brindle and her success with implementing LSVT BIG and BIG for LIFE classes for her clients! Thank you, Jayme, for all you do to improve the lives of those with Parkinson disease and other diagnoses.

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LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD for Stroke Recovery: An Integrated Approach to Enhancing Mobility and Communication

LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD are evidence-based therapies that are utilized to improve mobility and communication in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. However, these interventions can also be applied to stroke recovery, as many stroke survivors also experience motor and speech impairments that impact their quality of life. This webinar will focus on the integration of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD into stroke rehabilitation to enhance mobility and communication. Presenters will discuss the benefits of these therapies, as well as the principles and techniques that are used to ensure successful implementation.  Key topics that will be covered include: Overview of the principles of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD Common motor and speech impairments experienced by stroke survivors Evidence supporting the use of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD to aid in stroke recovery Case studies illustrating the integration of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD in stroke rehabilitation Strategies for incorporating LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD into clinical practice for individuals post-stroke Join us to learn how the integration of LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD can help improve mobility and communication, and enhance the overall quality of life for individuals following a stroke.   Intended Audience: Allied health professionals and individuals with stroke and

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