Through a unique partnership between Frazier Rehab Institute and the University of Louisville Division of Movement Disorders, the Movement Disorders Program at Frazier Rehab and Neuroscience Center a comprehensive clinical approach to care for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. This collaboration brings together world-class research with innovative therapeutic care and education that has been recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation.This program serves as a resource for people with Parkinson’s disease, their caregivers and family, and healthcare providers to turn to for the most up-to-date information, advanced research, specialized services and community support. Frazier Rehab Institute offers LSVT® BIG and LSVT® LOUD, innovative, clinically proven treatment programs aimed at increasing vocal loudness and improving gait in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
The Movement Disorders Program is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program that brings all disciplines together to provide treatment – all in one location. The program follows the same high standard of care for all of the diagnoses it serves. Patients in the program receive expert clinical and therapeutic care from movement disorder and rehab specialists, while having access to leading-edge research opportunities.
The program is directed by Kathrin LaFaver, M.D., who is the Raymond Lee Lebby endowed professor of Parkinson Disease Research at the University of Louisville and the director of its Division of Movement Disorders. Dr. LaFaver and her team work diligently to help patients function, as well as possible with their disease, while searching for a cure.