A Personal Approach to Neurological Disorders at Houston Physicians’ Hospital
At Houston Physicians’ Hospital, our Neuroscience Rehabilitation Team provides quality therapeutic techniques and equipment to help patients recover their body’s function and activity. With one-on-one therapy sessions, LSVT LOUD and BIG Programs, group exercise classes, including Rocksteady Boxing for Parkinson’s patients, and a Neuro-Certified Therapist, we take a concierge approach to providing unparalleled quality care while adding a personal touch. Our state-of-the-art imaging systems, innovative software solutions, and modern surgical interventions help patients recover from their ailments, or better cope with their conditions. Each patient receives individualized care based on their lifestyle, symptoms, medication use, medical history, and genetic makeup.
LSVT LOUD and BIG at Houston Physicians’ Hospital
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) both LOUD and BIG rehabilitation treatments have been proven to improve both speech and movement for patients with Parkinson’s Disease as well as similar neurological conditions. The organization has trained speech, physical and occupational therapists at Houston Physicians’ Hospital to help both children and adults who have lost their vocal abilities and improve their physical movement.
The LSVT LOUD Program, which helps patients improve their speech and vocal loudness through voice box muscle stimulation and an array of exercises. Most commonly used to treat speech impairments for patients with any stage of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), it can also be used to treat other neurological conditions. When people with PD or other condition lose the ability to know how loud or soft they are speaking, LSVT LOUD helps them “recalibrate” so that they can control the volume in their voice so that it’s at the appropriate level depending upon where they’re speaking: indoors, outdoors or in large or small gatherings.
The LSVT BIG Program helps PD patients improve how they move their body by optimizing motor skills, mobility, and balance that are essential in performing daily activities. People who are stricken with PD or other neurological disorders have smaller and slower movements and gestures. Simple tasks such as getting dressed and walking are difficult, if not impossible. LSVT BIGimproves the patient’s balance and active movements like buttoning their shirt or getting up from a chair. LSVT BIG helps patients “recalibrate” how they see their movements. When they see their motions as what they really are, they can manage the effort needed to produce bigger or smaller motions which allow them to move more normally.
Common Neurological Disorders Diagnosed and Treated at Houston Physicians’ Hospital
Our neuroscience rehabilitation uses extensive available research and modern breakthroughs in neuroscience to provide advanced treatments that help patients resume regular activities. We diagnose and treat the following conditions:
Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Head Injuries
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Cognitive therapy
- Injury Prevention
- McNeill Dysphagia Treatment
- Vital Stim
Please ask your physician or contact one of our specialists below directly if you think you would benefit from these services.
Access to a Team of Expert Neurosurgeons and Specialists
Our team of expert neurosurgeons works with neuroscience rehabilitation on an as-needed basis. Neurosurgery includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the nervous system.
Our neurosurgeons are qualified to handle disorders that affect the brain and spine such as vascular disorders and spinal degenerative diseases. While surgery is not always required, our physician specialists’ extensive training allows our neuroscience rehabilitation to access necessary expertise as the patient’s condition warrants.
Neurosurgery can treat the following conditions:
- Difficulty speaking
- Nausea or vomiting
- Difficulty thinking or remembering
- Exhaustion or weakness
- Lack of coordination
- Loss of vision
- Severe headaches
Neuroscience Rehabilitation at Houston Physicians’ Hospital
If you have Parkinson’s Disease or another neurological condition, see your doctor. While your case may vary, with the right diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, we can work towards restoring your normal body activity and function.
If you already have been diagnosed, visit with one of the Neuro Certified Therapists in Neuroscience Rehabilitation to see how we can help. We serve patients across Southeast Texas—including South Houston, Clear Lake, Webster, League City, and Galveston.
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