active assisted exercise

active assisted exercise

Etymology: L, activus
the movement of the body or any of its parts primarily through the individual's own efforts but accompanied by the aid of a member of the health care team or some device, such as an exercise machine. See also active exercise, exercise, passive exercise.

ac·tive as·sist·ed ex·er·cise

(aktiv ă-sistĕd ek śĕr-sīz)
Exercise that requires an individual to use as much personal movement as possible but also incorporates help from an outside source (either human or mechanical) to complete the movement.
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During the fibro elastic (2-6 weeks after injury) and remodeling phase, the most important are passive, active and active assisted exercises combined with heat procedures [8].
Early closed reduction, along with active and active assisted exercises, showed positive results in many studies [3, 12, 19, 20].