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LSVT® BIG and LOUD
LSVT BIG - Physical/Occupation Therapy for Parkinson Disease and Neurological Conditions. Research-based exercise approach developed from principles of the effective Parkinson's specific speech treatment LSVT LOUD.

The LSVT Programs have been developed and scientifically researched over the past 20 years with funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Research on LSVT BIG has documented improved ratings on tests of motor functioning in people with PD following treatment. Improvements include:

  • Faster walking with bigger steps
  • Improved balance
  • Increased trunk rotation

LSVT BIG is a standardized treatment protocol.

LSVT BIG treatment consists of:

  • 16 sessions: 4 consecutive days a week for 4 weeks
  • Individual 1 hour sessions
  • Daily homework practice
  • Daily carryover exercises

LSVT BIG treatment:

  • Trains a single target of amplitude (bigger movements)
  • Drives intensive and high-effort practice
  • Teaches the amount of effort required to produce normal movements
  • Translates bigger movements into real-world, everyday activities
  • Empowers people with PD with their potential to improve!

LSVT BIG will teach you how to avoid inactivity and keep your movements ALIVE during everyday activities. It will help you participate fully and improve the quality of your life!

LSVT LOUD - Speech Treatment for Parkinson Disease and Neurological Conditions.

Virtually every person (89%) with Parkinson Disease (PD) will have problems with speech hat start early in the disease process and that will progressively diminish their quality of life.

Common speech problems include:

  • Soft voice
  • Mumbled speech
  • Monotone speech
  • Hoarse voice

Medicine and neurosurgery typically do not help speech disorders. The most effective way to improve speech is through speech therapy.

More than 20 years of research funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) has documented that LSVT LOUD:

  • Improved vocal loudness
  • Improved speech intelligibility
  • Increased facial expression
  • Improved confidence

LSVT LOUD is a standardized treatment protocol, delivered by an LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician.

LSVT LOUD consists of:

  • 16 sessions: 4 consecutive days a week for 4 weeks
  • Individual 1 hour sessions
  • Daily homework practice
  • Daily carryover exercises

LSVT LOUD will help you establish a LIFE-LONG HABIT of improved communication.

For additional information about the LSVT Programs, contact LSVT Global, Inc. at 888-438-5788.
Email: info@lsvtglobal.com • www.lsvtglobal.com

 

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