LSVT Therapy

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.