What is the LSVT BIG® Program?
The LSVT BIG® Program is designed to treat small and slow movements that can make daily activities challenging in those living with Parkinson’s Disease.
What is LSVT BIG®?
LSVT stands for Lee Silverman Voice Treatment and BIG refers to the Physical Therapy program. It is designed to treat small and slow movements that can make daily activities challenging in those living with Parkinson’s Disease.
What does the LSVT BIG® Program consist of?
It is 16, 1-hour individualized treatments provided 4 times per week for 4 weeks with an LSVT BIG Certified Physical Therapist. It has a set of exercises to address small, slow movements, poor posture, walking and balance as well as coaching in daily tasks specific to each patient’s goals.
To learn more about LSVT BIG® Program, call our Specialty Clinic at (641) 622-1180 to schedule a consultation with Julie Aeschliman, PT.
Julie Aeschliman, DPT, graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in Exercise Science in 2004 and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2006. Her professional interests include women’s health, BPPV, geriatrics, balance training, and orthopedics. She is level I certified in Pelvic Physical Therapy, which is focused on treating incontinence in women. Julie became LSVT BIG certified in August 2022.
Julie lives in Ottumwa with her husband, Todd and two sons. She enjoy spending time with her family, biking, exercising, kayaking, camping, and watching sports, particularly college basketball and football.