Clients who have experienced neurological damage, such as stroke or head injury, or have a chronic neurological disease (multiple sclerosis or Parkinson's disease), may benefit from a complete assessment of his/her functional abilities. Specialized therapy techniques by trained therapists maximize a client's potential for independence and safety in the home and the community. A combination of occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy may be necessary to provide a comprehensive treatment program.
- Parkinson's Disease. John Miller, PT, DPT is a certified clinician in LSVT BIG, a program specifically designed for people who have Parkinson's Disease. People who suffer from Parkinson's Disease can experience slow movements, poor posture, shuffled steps, and falls. GSVT BIG is an intensive program involving several exercises at the clinic and at home to help people regain normal movement and to keep it. Studies have shown that these exercises can help people keep the normal movements for up to 2 years.
If you are interested in more information, call John Miller at Providence Physical Therapy at 402-375-7937. You may also learn more about the BIG program at lsvtglobal.com.