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Parkinson’s Treatment

LSVT BIG for Parkinson's Disease

  • MapleCare Physiotherapy | Parkinson's Disease | LSVT BIG
  • MapleCare Physiotherapy | Parkinson's Disease | LSVT BIG
  • MapleCare Physiotherapy | Parkinson's Disease | LSVT BIG

Research on LSVT BIG has documented improved ratings on tests of motor functioning in people with Parkinson's Disease following treatment.

Improvements include:

  • Faster walking with bigger steps
  • Improved balance
  • Improved trunk rotation

LSVT BIG is a standardized treatment protocol. LSVT BIG treatment consists of:

  • 16 sessions: 4 consecutive days a week for 4 weeks
  • Individual 1-hour sessions
  • Daily homework practice
  • Daily carryover exercises

It is essential that LSVT BIG treatments are delivered by physical and occupational therapists who are certified in this method.

Mona Kalra, Erin Pelletier & Amara Wong, registered physiotherapists of MapleCare Physiotherapy Clinic & Neuro Rehab Centre, are certified practitioner of "LSVT BIG" Exercise Program.

LSVT BIG is a research-based exercise approach developed from principles of the effective Physiotherapy For Parkinson's specific speech treatment LSVT LOUD™

The LSVT Programs have been developed and scientifically researched over the past 20 years.

For more information on LSVT, please visit http://www.lsvtglobal.com/clinicians/mona-kalra or http://www.LSVTGlobal.com

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