Whole-Body Exercise to Treat Parkinson’s Patients
In the United States, approximately 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed each year, adding to the one million people who are currently affected by it. However, new technologies and treatments continue to make big strides for the lives of patients with Parkinson’s and other conditions.
What is LSVT® BIG?
We offer Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT®) BIG, as one of our treatments for Parkinson’s. This program is an intensive physical and occupational therapy exercise program that targets the whole body.
LSVT BIG helps patients learn how to avoid inactivity from day-to-day. It follows the principles of practice and exercise, promoting strength and motor learning.
How Can LSVT® BIG Help You or a Loved One?
Through consistent training with our certified occupational and physical therapists patients can experience:
- Faster walking with bigger steps
- Better balance
- Increased upper body rotation
- Improved confidence
- Restored hope