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kinesiotherapy

a specialized area of medicine in which exercise and movement are used as the primary form of rehabilitation. It is typically used in the treatment of amputees. See also kinesiotherapist.

kinesiotherapy

, kinesitherapy (ki-ne?se-o-ther'a-pe) (ki-ne?se-ther'a-pe) [? + therapeia, treatment]
A rehabilitative treatment that uses exercise or movement. It was formerly known as corrective therapy and was devised by the U.S. Armed Forces to help physical therapists with the large number of soldiers wounded during World War II. Synonym: kinesiatrics; motorpathy
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There are only a handful of accredited kinesiotherapy programs at the bachelor's degree level in the United States.
The American Kinesiotherapy Association offers professional registration for people who complete degree, instruction, and internship requirements and pass an exam.
Charlotte Victoria Armstead Exercise Science/ Kinesiotherapy Kailyn Blackmon Psychology Jasmine Layette Brown Social Work Liyah La'Nae Davis Biology Chmedu Ukachi Echebelem Chemistry/Pre-Medical Beatriz D.
HOUSTON, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinesiotherapists across the nation will be celebrating Kinesiotherapy Week by engaging in various activities (fitness events, open houses, employee lunches, veteran's receptions, etc.
According to Charlie Gardner, president of the American Kinesiotherapy Association, 60-percent of KTs work in VA Hospitals across the country.
Other professions represented at the workshops included nursing (two registered nurses), physical therapy (four physical therapists), occupational therapy (two occupational therapists), kinesiotherapy (three kinesiotherapists), social work (one social worker), speech-language pathology (three speech-language pathologists), and two rehabilitation administrative personnel.
Part II describes and discusses a study on the effects of kinesiotherapy intervention on functional independence.
In kinesiotherapy (KT), these frequently pertain to anatomical or physiological measures (e.
In conclusion, the characteristics which distinguish recurrent fallers from individuals reporting one or no falls may be amenable to Kinesiotherapy interventions.
This paper discusses the historic legal issues and trends associated with Kinesiotherapy practice in the allied health professions.
This progression of definition is presented to emphasize the marked shift of focus from the person with mental illness (the more prevalent beneficiary of Kinesiotherapy care in the early days) to the more physically oriented rehabilitation process of recent years.