A research-based exercise approach developed from principals of the effective Parkinson’s Disease (PD) specific speech treatment LSVT LOUD
Developed and scientifically researched over the past 20 years
Research has documented improved ratings on tests of motor functioning in people with PD following treatment
Train individuals with PD and other neurological conditions to use bigger movements anywhere, anytime in daily life, empowering individuals with the potential to keep moving and stay active
LSVT® BIG Improvements Include:
LSVT® BIG Standardized Treatment Protocol
16 sessions: 4 consecutive days/week for 4 weeks
Individual 1 hour sessions
Daily homework practice
Daily carryover exercises
Early intervention produces the BIGGEST gains—LSVT® BIG treatment begins at diagnosis
What to expect during LSVT®:
Trains a single target of amplitude
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 and STAR Physical Therapy
It is essential that LSVT® BIG treatments are delivered by a certified Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist. STAR Physical Therapy has 2 certified therapists ready to help you live your best life!
DON’T WAIT until you begin to experience disability, impaired function or loss of balance to start exercise-based physical therapy! Early intervention provides the Biggest gains.
Since PT is a medically based profession, these services are covered by most medical insurance plans with limited out of pocket costs. For those without insurance, we will create a personalized program for as little as $50 a month!