Research-based therapies offered at Shirkey Premier Therapy improve movement, balance, vocal strength and motor skills in just one month.
Shirkey Premier Therapy is a provider of the globally-renowned LSVT BIG and LOUD® Program (www.lsvtglobal.com), developed by neurologists and therapists specifically for people with Parkinson’s or other neurological conditions. More than a half dozen of our therapists are trained and certified to provide LSVT® physical, occupational and speech therapies.
LSVT’s standardized training and certification means patients can be confident they are receiving the same treatments and benefits – regardless where they live.
We are pleased to offer this outpatient program, which is customized to meet the needs and goals of our patients.
What patients can expect:
LSVT BIG® Program
- Faster walking with bigger steps
- Improved balance
- Increased trunk rotation for better core strength, flexibility and stability
LSVT LOUD® Program
- Improved vocal loudness, intonation and clarity of speech
- Improved facial expressions and swallowing
- Regained confidence
How it works
Each program consists of:
- 16 sessions – 4 consecutive days for 4 weeks
- Individualized 1-hour sessions for each program
- Daily homework exercises
- Daily carryover exercises to maintain achievements
LSVT can help anyone, regardless of the stage or severity of their condition. Contact us at 816-776-5403 Ext. 40 to learn more.