LSVT Big & Loud for Parkinsons

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The LSVT BIG & LOUD™ program is an team approach using Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy to successfully treat the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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LSVT BIG & LOUD™ successfully treats the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Central Vermont Medical Center’s Rehab Services is the only practice in Vermont offering this interdisciplinary approach using Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy.

LSVT LOUD improves speech and vocal loudness:

  • ALL patients report improved communication
  • 90% of patients improve vocal loudness
  • Approximately 80% of patients maintain improvements for 12-24 months

LSVT BIG improves motor function:

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

For more information call CVMC Rehab Services at 802-371-4242.

Request an Appointment

Use our online form to request an appointment with a CVMC Physical Therapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT) or Speech Language Pathologist (SLP). Once you have filled out the form below, you will be contacted by a scheduler from our Rehabilitation Therapy department.

Referrals: Appointments for OT or SLP require a provider referral. Note that some PT may also require a referral. Our scheduler will discuss this with you on the phone. Click here for more information about Referrals.

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Thank you. Please expect a phone call from our office within 2 business days.