Posts Tagged Physical therapy

Life after LSVT Treatments: Strategies for maintaining improved movement and communication

Are you wondering how you can maintain your gains in movement and/or communication after you complete LSVT BIG or LSVT LOUD? Join LSVT Faculty as they discuss homework resources, tune-up sessions, the LSVT Coach® software program to support in-home LSVT LOUD practice, BIG for LIFE and LOUD for LIFE maintenance classes for LSVT graduates, and our newly launched LSVT for LIFE web-based exercise platform. Learn how to optimize your success during LSVT treatment and maintain your gains for years to come! Intended Audience: Individuals with PD or another neurological condition

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From Classroom to Clinic: LSVT Training and Certification Options for University Programs

At LSVT Global, we believe it’s critical to equip students with training in solid, evidence-based treatments so they are prepared for clinical practice. Join this one-hour webinar to learn about training opportunities that are available to Speech, Physical, and Occupational Therapy students and faculty at a discounted price. Discover how the learning plan can be customized so students can take the course independently, together as a group, or a blend of both. University faculty will learn about how the online LSVT courses can be built into the curriculum, different lab and practice options, and how to facilitate the best student experience. Clinical and fieldwork instructors will learn about practical benefits of LSVT student certification. Intended Audience: University students and faculty members, clinical instructors, academic fieldwork coordinators

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Announcing our 2023 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 Global University Partner Spotlight! Ohio University

Hear from Brooke Vaughan from Ohio University about their long standing partnership with providing LSVT BIG Training & Certification to their DPT students and the value it ads to their education!

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Erica Vitek, LSVT BIG Faculty

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Erica Vitek. Erica is an extremely talented person who goes above and beyond for her patients and works to raise the bar for excellence in OT treatment for people with PD and beyond. Thank you, Erica, for all you do for LSVT Global, we are lucky to have you as a part of our team!

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Remington Trewern, Marketing Specialist

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Remington Trewern. Remington is a critical part of our team as our expert on marketing, social media and most of our communications we send out to the world. He enjoys learning and trying new and creative things. Thank you, Remington, for all you do for LSVT Global!

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Got a Challenging Case? How LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® Can Help Complex Clients

Do you serve clients with complex conditions and are wondering if and how LSVT treatments can be helpful for them? Join LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG Experts for a discussion on treating individuals with challenging diagnoses such as advanced or atypical PD, other neurological conditions, and pediatric cases. Learn about characteristics specific to more complex populations as well as treatment strategies and adaptations available within the LSVT protocols.   Intended Audience: Allied Health Professionals

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Laura Gusé, MPT

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Laura Gusé, MPT. Laura is an integral part of our team serving as our Chief Clinical Officer of LSVT BIG & working diligently to continue to bring high quality courses to people around the world! Thank you, Laura, for all you do for LSVT Global!

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Everything you need to know about LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG®: A guide for people with PD and those who support them!

Do you help support and care for someone who is receiving LSVT LOUD or LSVT BIG?  You can be a key part of optimizing their success in achieving and maintaining a louder voice and bigger movements in daily life. Tune in for a general overview of the treatments, recommendations on how to help facilitate homework and carryover exercises outside of the treatment sessions, and suggestions for motivation and encouragement.   Intended Audience: Individuals with PD and their caregivers

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Intensive Therapy for Pediatric Populations: Can LSVT Really Work?

Are you seeing your pediatric neuromotor clients 1 or 2 times per week “forever” but not really seeing any big changes in function from week to week?  Or is your child receiving low dose therapy and their results seem to have stalled? It does not have to be that way… For the last 20 years, ongoing research has documented the use of LSVT LOUD to improve speech in children with cerebral palsy and Down syndrome. You may have heard of the wide use of LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG for Parkinson’s, but these intensive therapy protocols integrate all the key ingredients that promote brain change and motor learning in children too. Join us for this special 90-minute webinar where you will hear from researchers and real-world pediatric therapists discussing how LSVT LOUD speech therapy and LSVT BIG physical therapy have given their clients amazing results in a very short amount of time. You will learn the rationale, hear about the research, and see clinical case study videos on LSVT treatments for a variety of clients with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, and more. Learn how to determine if LSVT may be beneficial for a client or a child you know

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