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Medical gymnastics

Krankengymnastik

The term refers to movement therapy that focuses on harmonising movements and body functions.

Goals of physiotherapy:

  • Improvement of coordination and movement sequences

  • strengthening of muscles

  • Dealing with aids: e.g. crutches, rollators, prostheses and wheelchairs

The following techniques, among others, are used:

Stretching technique

Muscle strengthening

Mobilisation

Breathing exercises

Gait training

Passive/Active Movement

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