Fremont Therapy & Wellness - LSVT Big Program
If you or someone you know has Parkinson's and is looking for ways to help improve their lives contact us!. All of our therapists are LSVT Big Certified and we offer BOTH OT & PT services which allows for more therapy benefits for Parkinson's patients. The traditional LSVT protocol consists of 16 therapy visits 4 per week over a 4 week period with movement patterns and additional functional tasks integrated as each patient needs. Research on improvements are based on this protocol and intensity. The protocol is both intensive and complex, with many repetitions of core movements that are used in daily living. This type of practice is necessary to optimize learning and carryover of your better movement into everyday life. In addition, physical therapy and occupational therapy is also focused on educating patients and caregivers about Parksinson's disease, ways to help manage the disease, connect them with support and external resouces and help get them back to exercising. Due to the proven benefits therapy has on helping decrease decline, improve balance, and improve function it is a diagnosis that has therapy that is FULLY covered by Medicare services.
Some patients cannot handle the demands of 4x week treatment and a plan can be modified for your needs, but may not have the same results as the full program. If you are newly diagnosed or in early stages of Parkinson's it's vital to learn how your can help yourself and your caregiver manage this disease. Call Fremont Therapy & Wellness today at 402-512-3893. In addition, strong research suggests the benefits of cycling and boxing in Parkinson's symptoms and Fremont Therapy & Wellness integrates cycling and boxing into therapy programs as patients are able.