The gym is open to veterans who are enrolled in health care at the center and is considered a wellness program, according to Kim Skorupa, a registered kinesiotherapist
for physical medicine and rehabilitation.
The costume creates the sensation of a supplementary weight that acts on the body within intended and adjustable limits; thus, during the active exercises performed with the kinesiotherapist
, there is an additional permanent passive resistance imposed by the suit.
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.
A multidisciplinary team should be involved and, depending on the disability, can include an occupational therapist; a physician, nurse, physical therapist, kinesiotherapist
, speech therapist, psychologist, and recreational therapist; and the family or caregivers (6).
We also express our gratitude to the kinesiotherapist
Burcea Ioana Raluca for acceptance and for the support she offered us in the achievement of this study.
"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.
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.
It is based on the direct dialogue between kinesiotherapist
and patient with regard to their health status, the accident suffered and causes to have led to the accident, diagnosis made and treatment they underwent.
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.
The evaluation, usually completed by a VA kinesiotherapist
, will determine your driving ability and the type of adaptive equipment you require.
What is more, based on the elements given by the kinesiotherapist
, the physical education teacher etc by means of the visual analyzer, we can elaborate a movement model of the required exercise, at mental level, the analyser being the first which takes part in the skill learning process.