Posts Tagged Physical therapy

Portland, OR – LSVT BIG Training and Certification

LSVT BIG is coming to Portland, Oregon! Read on to find out all the details.

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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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LSVT LOUD ve LSVT BIG Araştırma ve Uygulaması: Parkinson ve Diğer Nörolojik Bozukluklar için Konuşma terapisi, Fizyoterapi ve Ergoterapi (Turkish)

Junte-se a nós para conhecer mais sobre o LSVT LOUD, um tratamento eficaz para os problemas de voz e fala dos indivíduos com doença de Parkinson (DP) e outras condições neurológicas.

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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 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? Please join us Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Fox Rehabilitation Center in Cherry Hill, NJ for a free educational seminar on LSVT BIG, physical and occupational therapy for people with Parkinson’s. Schedule: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lecture and refreshments 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Interactive voice exercise practice time (optional) New to LSVT BIG? Come and learn! LSVT BIG Graduate? Come and help our therapists learn while getting a “tune-up” of your LSVT BIG exercises! People with Parkinson’s, atypical PD, family members, friends, and other healthcare professionals who want to learn more about LSVT BIG are welcome. This seminar is offered at no cost to participants. Click here to download a seminar flyer.

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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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Bladder, Bowel and Sexual Dysfunction in Parkinson’s: What do LSVT BIG® Clinicians Need to Know?

You are most likely familiar with the research on LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® which has shown both short term and long-term improvements in functional communication, mobility, balance and activities of daily living to name a few. Although the motor symptoms of Parkinson disease (PD) are targeted through the LSVT programs, as LSVT BIG clinicians, we know that we are simultaneously addressing the non-motor symptoms (NMS) as well, which can be barriers to calibration. These NMS include cognitive changes, sensory deficits, anxiety, depression, apathy, fatigue, pain, and sleep. Additionally, the non-motor symptoms of bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction can commonly occur, but may be less frequently discussed when the person is coming to see us for LSVT BIG.

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Jackie’s Journey with LSVT BIG

Find LSVT CliniciansView Courses & Products Physiologic Hythe- We’re very fortunate to work in the industry that we do - we meet amazing people, courageous people and people that inspire us every day. Jackie was just one of these people and with her permission we just wanted to share a little bit of her story with you.Continue Reading