Posts Tagged physical therapist

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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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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Improving Mobility and Function in Parkinson’s with LSVT BIG: Evidence based Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Do you provide therapy to people with Parkinson’s? Discover the difference that LSVT BIG® Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy can make.

Please join us for a FREE informational webinar “Improving Mobility and Function in Parkinson’s with LSVT BIG: Evidence-based Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy”

Tuesday, December 4th from 9:00–10:00 a.m. SGT*
NOTE: Date and time is for Kuala Lumpur time zone, MYT/SGT, which is GMT +8:00 hours.

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