What Is Kinesiotherapy?
Kinesiotherapy – medical gymnastics is therapy by exercise, while kinesiotherapy – medical recovery consists of a combination of techniques and methods applied depending on the individual conditions. Kinesiotherapy programs are customized depending on the age and the condition type: orthopaedic, rheumatologic, neurologic or other, each patient being monitored by a specialist (kinesiotherapist) during the kinesiotherapy program.
Kinesiotherapy is not only recommended to people suffering from certain conditions, but also to those who are in the search for physical and mental wellbeing.
Use of Kinesiotherapy
- Kinesiotherapy in rheumatologic conditions: lumbago, cervicalgia, back pain, arthrosis, scapulo-humeral periarthritis, coxofemoral periarthritis, rheumatoid periarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter’s syndrome.
- Kinesiotherapy in orthopaedic conditions: scoliosis, cytosis, lordosis, sprains, strains, fractures, muscular lesions, tendinous ligaments, flat foot.
- Kinesiotherapy in neurologic conditions: paresis, paralysis of various causes – strokes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophies and others.
- Kinesiotherapy for postpartum lipotomy, urinary incontinence.
- Kinesiotherapy for respiratory tract disorders comprises respiratory retraining exercises in the case of diseases such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary emphysema.
- Kinesiotherapy applied for prophylaxis purposes, regardless of the age, aims at improving the quality of life.
- Kinesiotherapy for overweight and obese persons relies on especially developed, customized programs, conditioned by the age, health condition and associated diseases.