Pain affects more Americans than heart disease, diabetes, and cancer combined. The International Association of Pain describes pain as “an unpleasant...
Chronic Pain, Wellness, and Physical Therapy
February 5, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are going to be modifying the hours for our Keyser and Romney clinics. Both of these clinics will be CLOSED Thursday...
March 26, 2020
Kierstin Snyder, DPT: Certified LSVT BIG provider
March 12, 2017
Kierstin Snyder, DPT recently received her certification in the LSVT BIG program. LSVT BIG is a program for Parkinson Disease and other neurological conditions, that has been developed over the past 20 years with funding from the National Institutes of Health and is a combination of therapist directed activities in the clinic and daily “homework” (carry over exercises) to address the functional limitations. The protocol is both intensive and complex, with many repetitions of core movements that are used in daily living. This type of practice is necessary to optimize learning and carryover of better movement into everyday life!The LSVT BIG program has been proven to improve walking with bigger steps, balance and trunk rotation.
Kierstin is the only PT certified as a LSVT provider in the area.