kinesiotherapist

kinesiotherapist

a health care professional who, under the direction of a physician, treats the effects of disease, injury, and congenital disorders through the use of rehabilitative exercise and education alone. See also kinesiotherapy.
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Now we're called kinesiotherapists," says Laura, "and people are sometimes still confused.
If you have any questions on the SPH study, you can contact Dorn VAMC SPH Registered Kinesiotherapist Coordinator Diane Riley.
On-road training with the devices (primarily spotting) was conducted in eight two-hour sessions with a kinesiotherapist on the grounds of a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center.
Not since the Vietnam War have there been so many multiple trauma victims," said Sheilda Ruffin, kinesiotherapist (KT) in the Spinal Cord Rehab Department at the VA Medical Center in Hampton, VA.
Upon admission, he met his treatment team, which consisted of the physiatrist, polytrauma fellow, physiatry resident, nursing staff, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, kinesiotherapist, recreational therapist, blind rehabilitation specialist, counseling psychologist, neuropsychologist, dietician, social work case manager, Army liaison, and family/patient educator.
Alexander's unique approach to non-surgical pain relief begins with activated isolated stretching (AIS), the sports performance and chronic pain relief method developed by prominent Kinesiotherapist Aaron Mattes, with whom Alexander has studied.
The multidisciplinary team may consist of a physician, nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, kinesiotherapist, speech and language pathologist, psychologist, recreational therapist, social worker, patient, and family/caregivers.
Exercise guidelines have been created that will enhance the positive effect of exercise for the patient with knee OA and should be implemented by a trained professional such as a kinesiotherapist.
Provide a written letter of sponsorship from a Registered Kinesiotherapist documenting at least 1000 hours of clinical education under the supervision of the RKT.
It includes a complex package of therapies as directed by a physician specialized in rehabilitation and is provided by multiple professional disciplines including physical therapists, kinesiotherapists, occupational therapists, and orthotics specialists.
The Chad Drive clinic, which will have 235 employees when it's fully operational, will expand those services, for example, creating a robust rehabilitation department with physical therapists, occupational therapists and kinesiotherapists, who help patients regain their muscle strength after illness or injury, Ritchie said.