Posts Tagged Physical therapy

Exercises classes, webinars and more: LSVT resources for people with PD

Learn more about our NEW exercise classes that will be free for people with PD during these unprecedented times. We also list existing resources that are available. We will add additional classes as needed and potentially extend our schedule into May.

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LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Thomas Brauer

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Thomas Brauer. Thomas serves as our LSVT Global Representative in Germany. Words can not express all the wonderful characteristics of Thomas. Thank you, Thomas, for your genuine dedication to our mission and your tireless efforts to expand LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG in Germany and around the world!

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Big and Loud Program puts the ‘LOUD’ in treating patients with Parkinson’s

Find LSVT Clinicians View Courses & Products Parkinson’s Disease doesn’t just affect a person’s body, but it can affect their confidence. That’s why therapists at Sanford are meeting with patients at the Wellness Center in Mandan to help. There have been more than 25 years of research and studies proving the LSVT Big and Loud treatment is helping people with Parkinson’s. ‘Big and Loud’ combines speech therapy and physical therapy to help people with Parkinson’s communicate and move more easily. The ‘Big’ side focuses on helping patients move faster and taking bigger steps. The ‘Loud’ side helps more with voice and speech, which makes this program unique from other Parkinson’s programs. Each patient attends classes four times a week, for four weeks. KX News got to sit in on one of the sessions to see just how powerful the program is.Continue Reading

LSVT Global Team Member Spotlight! Thomas J Gangemi, PT, DPT, CLT, MBA

Learn more about our LSVT Global Team member Thomas J Gangemi, PT, DPT, CLT, MBA. Tom is part of our LSVT BIG Faculty and a clinical consultant. Thank you, Tom, for your generous and giving spirit towards your colleagues, LSVT BIG clinicians and people and families living with Parkinson’s disease.

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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Occupational Therapy

We congratulate the 2019 occupational therapy student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord injury. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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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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Announcing the 2019 LSVT Global Student Grant Awardees for Physical Therapy

We congratulate the 2019 physical therapy student grant recipients! The awardees are conducting exciting research in the areas of Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Read on to learn about the 2019 winners and our 2020 grant competition!

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LSVT BIG Presented at the Saudi Physical Therapy Association Conference

LSVT BIG Chief Clinical Officer Laura Gusè, spoke on LSVT BIG at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Saudi Physical Therapy Association (SPTA) in Riyadh, on September 6-8, 2019. Read on to learn more about this exciting conference and LSVT Global’s contribution.

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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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