Innovative Treatment … Maximum Results!
Sage Rehabilitation Hospital is now offering LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® programs for the treatment of individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy.
A certified physical/occupational therapist delivers the LSVT BIG Program to target amplitude (bigger movements) and normalize movements through emphasis on the amount of effort required. 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! There has been documented improvement with:
- faster walking with larger steps,
- improved balance and
- improved trunk rotation
A Certified Speech Therapist delivers the LSVT LOUD Program to improve both voice and speech of individuals with Parkinson’s, or other neurological conditions, by focusing on the underlying physical pathology utilizing an effective and concise cueing system. LSVT LOUD will help you establish a LIFE-LONG HABIT of improved communication. LSVT LOUD addresses
- vocal amplitude
- breath support
- pitch range
- voice quality
If you feel that you or a loved one is in need of or might benefit from LSVT therapy on an inpatient or outpatient basis, call 225-819-0703 today for more information on how to start down a path to a more active life!