compensatory technique


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compensatory technique

1. The use of modified procedures or assistive devices to enable the successful performance of tasks by persons with a disability.
2. Any altered pattern of movement in patients with limited mobility in which synergistic muscles are recruited and used to perform movements that would usually be performed by other muscle groups.
See also: technique
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Examples of compensatory techniques were provided to match many aspects of the student roles and responsibilities, ranging from note taking to orals defense.