LSVT® Specialty Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Palos Health Rehabilitation offers Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LVST®) programs for those with Parkinson's disease. More than a general exercise program, LSVT research-based treatment protocols specifically address the motor, sensory and non-motor symptoms faced by many people with Parkinson's disease. The programs follow a prescribed protocol which is customized to the unique goals of the each patient. LVST can only be provided by specially-trained, certified clinicians to ensure accuracy and the best possible outcomes.
LVST LOUD—Communication Skill Focused
- Increased vocal loudness
- Improved articulation and speech intelligibility
- Improved intonation
- Improvements in facial expression
LVST BIG—Motor Skills Focused
- Faster walking with bigger steps
- Improved balance
- Increased trunk rotation
- Improvements in activities of daily living such as getting in/out of bed
Call Palos Rehabilitation Therapy at 708-923-5050 to find out if you may be a candidate for LVST treatment.