Parkinson's Disease Treatment in Tulare County
Who is appropriate for LSVT Big?
Patients with Parkinson’s disease or similar neurological conditions
who present with limited body movements. This program was specifically
developed for patients with Parkinson’s disease to address their
specific limitations including shuffling gait, stiffness and balance problems.
Other Parkinsonism syndromes may also benefit from this program as well.
If you are struggling with any of the above symptoms our physical therapist can help.
What is LSVT Big?
Recently principles of LSVT LOUD were applied to limb movement in people
with Parkinson disease (LSVT BIG) and have been documented to be effective
in the short term. Specifically, training increased amplitude of limb
and body movement (Bigness) in people with Parkinson disease has documented
improvements in amplitude (trunk rotation/gait) that generalized to improved
speed (upper/lower limbs), balance, and quality of life. In addition,
people were able to maintain these improvements when challenged with a
LSVT BIG is delivered by a physical therapist at Exeter Therapy Specialists.
Treatment is administered in 16 sessions over a single month (four individual
60 minute sessions per week). Let us help you get back to life.
Exeter Therapy Specialists, 1131 W. Visalia Road, Exeter
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