LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) BIG is a treatment for Parkinson’s Disease that focuses on on improving motor skills including faster walking with bigger steps, improved balance, increased trunk rotation, and improvements in everyday activities.
the LSVT BIG program uses a strandard treatment protocol, which is customeized to the unique goals of each patient. This 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 important that LSVT BIG treatment is only delivered by physical or occupational therapists who are certified in this treatment. Molly Hanson, OT, is one of about 10,000 certified LSVT practitioners in the world.