medical gymnastics

medical gymnastics, an older term for Per Henrik Ling's massage techniques. See massage, Swedish.
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The main element used in medical gymnastics for preventing and correcting deficiencies is physical exercise, grouped and systematized the procedures and methods of medical gymnastics.
Dynamic exercises can be performed in medical gymnastics as active movement, free or bound, active resistance movement.
It was only under Miss ML Roberts that the curriculum was brought more in line with that of the Chartered Society of Massage and Medical Gymnastics of Great Britain and full reciprocity was established after the Second World War.