Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy for Parkinson Disease and Neurological Conditions
Faith Regional Rehabilitation Therapies is the only outpatient therapy clinic in Norfolk that offers both LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® by certified therapists in all three disciplines - physical, occupational and speech therapy. This creates the ability to truly customize the optimal treatment plan for patients with Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders.
LSVT is made up of evidence-based speech, physical and occupational therapies for people with Parkinson's disease and other conditions. LSVT LOUD® speech therapy improves communcation in daily living. LSVT BIG® physical and occupational therapy improves mobility and movement used in everyday function. These are not exercise programs but instead research-based treatment protocols designed specifically to address motor, sensory and non-motor symptoms many people with Parkinson's disease face. Patients participating in LSVT commonly achieve:
- Walking faster with larger steps.
- Improved balance.
- Increased trunk rotation.
- Improved vocal loudness.
- Improved speech intelligibility.
- Increased facial expression.
- Improved confidence.
If you feel you may benefit from LSVT, talk to your dotor about a referral. Learn more about LSVT by calling Faith Regional Rehabilitation Therapies at (402) 644-7396.