Things to Know RIGHT NOW | LSVT BIG & LSVT LOUD ft. Brandon Rosi, DPT, CSCS, Cert. DN, Cert. MSKUS and Jayme McLeish, M.S., CCC-SLP

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This episode of Things to Know RIGHT NOW explores two popular therapies for Parkinson's patients: LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD. PRO Executive Director  Eileen Lynch sits down with Jayme McLeish, M.S., CCC-SLP, and Brandon Rosi, DPT, CSCS, Cert. DN, Cert. MSKUS to break down both therapies, discuss who is eligible for each, and answer your questions. 


About Jayme McLeish, M.S., SLP-CCC, ATS, OMFT

Jayme McLeish, M.S., SLP-CCC, ATS, OMFT, is an accomplished professional with over 17 years of dedicated experience in the field of speech pathology. Graduating from California State University Northridge, Jayme has honed expertise in various facets of speech pathology with emphasis on use of assistive technology for communication, treatment of for patients who are deaf and hard of hearing, geriatrics, and oromyofunctional therapy.

With a comprehensive understanding of diverse therapy populations spanning from birth through geriatric stages, Jayme has consistently demonstrated a commitment to enhancing communication outcomes for individuals across the lifespan. Her proficiency in assistive technology has been recognized through certification via California State University’s rigorous program, and her specialized training as an oromyofunctional therapist further underscores her dedication to personalized, holistic therapeutic approaches. She is also a licensed Speak Out! provider, an evidence-based program for the treatment of speech and voice deficits associated with Parkinson’s.

Jayme's contributions extend beyond clinical practice, as she has shared her insights and expertise through numerous presentations and trainings, including notable appearances at the Assistive Technology Institute Conference. Her consultative work has had an impact both nationally and internationally, reflecting a commitment to advancing the field of speech pathology.

About Dr. Brandon Rosi, DPT, CSCS, Cert. DN, Cert. MSKUS (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

Dr. Brandon Rosi (pronounced Rosie) grew up near Dayton, Ohio. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Bachelor of Psychology, followed by a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at The University of Findlay. Dr. Rosi obtained his certification in strength and conditioning (CSCS) and began a separate business, Rosi Fitness to focus on teaching collegiate and professional athletes to build and regain strength. As a former powerlifter, Dr. Rosi has a unique skillset to keep his elite athletes in their sport during their rehabilitation process.  He has worked in several CrossFit gyms across the country combining physical therapy rehabilitation with strength training. While living in New Mexico Dr. Rosi was trained in trigger point therapy and dry needling (Cert. DN). Additionally, he is excited to bring diagnostic accuracy to the practice as he is the only physical therapist in the valley trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound.  

About Rosi Physiotherapy and the LSVT Program

LSVT BIG® is an intensive amplitude-based exercise program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. It has extensive research showing the great benefits when performed exactly as prescribed. The program includes one evaluation session, followed by 16 treatments. Treatments MUST be performed for 60 minutes, four consecutive days a week, for four weeks. It requires a lot of commitment to complete. Treatments can only be provided by a LSVT BIG ® Certified Therapist.

LSVT BIG®  is not only for patients with diagnosed Parkinsons Disease . If you or a loved one has Parkinsonian like symptoms such as delayed or slowed movements, unsteady balance, walks with small or short steps, tremors, or writhing movements they most likely can benefit from LSVT BIG® also.


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Updated: August 16, 2017