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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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This is different than in Emtree, where "Kinesiotherapy" is not a narrower term of physiotherapy; the MeSH term "Exercise Therapy" is found below "Physical Therapy Modalities"; therefore, it does not need to be added.
Kinesiotherapy (or the movement therapy) has developed over centuries on the basis of the mutual relationship of practice and observation.
There are only a handful of accredited kinesiotherapy programs at the bachelor's degree level in the United States.
Combined processes were developed for the study search, establishing the following steps: (I) the following databases of specialised literature were consulted: Cochrane, MEDLINE, PubMed, PEDro, TESEO and ISI Web of Knowledge; (II) the search ended in May of 2013; (III) the medical subjects heading included "hemophilia" AND "ankle" AND "arthropathy" AND "rehabilitation" OR "physiotherapy" OR "physical therapy" OR "TENS" OR "transcutaneous" OR "hydrotherapy" OR "kinesiotherapy" OR "manual therapy" in the article, and specialised electronic magazines were consulted: Haemophilia and Haematologica.
Usually the respondents took advantage of kinesiotherapy exercises (23 persons), kriotherapy (19 persons) and electrotherapy (18 respondents).
Twenty FMS patients were randomly assigned to one of two training groups, one following a program of kinesiotherapy and active muscular stretching and one using techniques of Global Myofascial Physiotherapy.
Once the patient is medically stable, the primary physician should consult with rehabilitation services (i.e., physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, kinesiotherapy, and Physical Medicine) to assess the patient's impairments, as well as activity and participation deficiencies to establish the patient's rehabilitation needs and goals.
It is important to emphasize that the results were obtained without exercises, thus making PSW an important tool that should be associated with kinesiotherapy during the physical therapy treatment.
Journal of the American Kinesiotherapy Association, 51, 16-21.
The key words and search terms used to develop the search strategy for each of these databases included: exercise therapy, exercise, therapeutic exercise, rehabilitation exercise, movement therapy, motion therapy, physical therapy, physiotherapy, and kinesiotherapy. These terms were combined with relevant published filters developed to identify systematic reviews (eg, Boynton et al 1998).
Clinical Kinesiology Journal of the American Kinesiotherapy Association, 46(1), 2-7.