Venice, Florida Parkinson’s Therapy Services

Parkinson’s, LSVT Big®, Therapy offered in Venice, Florida

Parkinson’s should be the last thing to stop you from working and exploring our beautiful small town. Sure, getting around Venice can be taxing, but why miss out on Venice’s parks, beach, restaurants, and diverse wildlife? Why deprive yourself of the gorgeous sunsets over the gulf while sipping cocktails at Sharkey’s, or feel like an Italian strolling along Venice’s wide boulevard past its historic Italianate buildings. It’s all about living to your fullest.

Parkinson’s, LSVT Big®, and You

LSVT BIG® is a research-based, maximum range-focused, intensive physical and occupational therapy approach requiring your optimal effort. 

LSVT BIG® is a standardized exercise regimen for people with Parkinson’s Disease and other progressive neurological disorders that impair gait, balance, limb function, and daily activities. Because it’s a single intensive treatment focused on reeducating your body through maximum effort to perform normal movements, it’s different from other forms of Parkinson’s therapy.

Did you know that living with Parkinson’s over a lifetime is unique to each person? Neither you nor your doctor can predict which symptoms you’ll get, when you’ll get them, or how severe they’ll be. Parkinson’s symptoms and progression vary among each person. 

As Parkinson’s progresses, it’s likely the symptoms you experience may not be the same as other sufferers. Still, researchers have observed that as Parkinson’s progresses, a broad similarity of symptoms is common.

However, life doesn’t end with a Parkinson’s diagnosis! Take Michael J. Fox, for example. He has been living with Parkinson’s for decades and still appears in films and TV. He also founded and oversees his Parkinson’s Foundation. It’s one of the best sources for up-to-date information on the disease. He continues to remain active and engaged.

Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab and LSVT Big®

Working both gross (large muscle groups) and fine motor (hand and wrist muscles) skills, FTMR tailors your LSVT BIG® therapy to your unique goals. We adapt, adjust, or advance our LSVT BIG® treatment plan based on your abilities, your progress, severity, and what current impairments you are experiencing. 

FTMR certified LSVT Big® therapists are trained, experienced specialists. We coach you through a series of standardized physical exercises designed to reduce Parkinson’s effects. They enable you to accomplish your day-to-day tasks and participate in the activities you enjoy.

Our LSVT BIG® treatment includes:

  1. 16 sessions, divided into 4 consecutive days per week for 4 weeks.
  2. One-on-one hour-long sessions with or without a family member or caregiver present.
  3. Daily homework exercises to practice between sessions.
  4. Assistance with your daily supplemental exercises so you stay on your health-goal targets.

 

Resulting in:

  • Improvements in your Daily Living Activities (ADLs), i.e., bed and bathroom mobility.
  • Improved Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) Motor Score.
  • Faster walking and longer steps.
  • Improved balance.
  • Increased body rotation.

 

Please note: Only an occupational or physical therapist certified in the LSVT BIG® system should deliver the LSVT BIG® therapy.

The occupational therapists at Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab have the training, certification, skills, and years of experience required to administer LSVT BIG® therapy. Our OTs work closely with you to ensure you reach the positive results you expect and want.

FTMR Comes to You with Mobile Therapy Services

FTMR gives you the benefits of a traditional outpatient clinic without the stress of traveling to the clinic. Our team comes to you! 

You’ll find our friendly, certified, experienced LSVT BIG® FTMR therapists are flexible and we never over schedule. We provide you with customized care and personalized support in the comfort of your home. 

We know the difficulties involved in finding a ride when you need to travel for your therapy, especially if you already struggle with Parkinson’s. Plus, limiting unnecessary travel and exposure outside your home reduces your risk of catching infections, an important consideration when you have a weak immune system. 

The added benefit of our coming to your home makes it easier for you to stick to your therapy regimen. We confirm you are executing your LSVT BIG® exercises correctly so you can see improved functionality much faster. Additionally, family members and/or your caregiver should participate in your sessions. They can help you put in your maximum effort once you complete your course of treatment. 

Return to Delighting in the Beauty of Venice with Confidence

Ready to fight Parkinson’s progression, improve your mobility, return to your daily projects, enjoy the company of friends and family, and delight in Venice’s leisure lifestyle?

Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab guarantees you the personalized Parkinson’s therapy you deserve. Our LSVT BIG® certified, experienced, and specially trained therapists are here to improve your quality of life.


You can learn more about our services we provide in Venice, Florida by reviewing our other therapy pages on Occupational Therapy, Lymphedema Therapy. You may also want to check out our resource page for more information along with our Q&A page to help answer your questions.

Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab - Manually Restoring Functional Independence!

You can count on our Certified Therapist for the personal care you deserve.
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