The name derives from Greek “kinesis” – movement and “therapy”- treatment, or treatment by movement. This is an independent medical discipline, using the experience and the achievement of all other medical disciplines and including the theory and methodic of physical education, because this type of treatment represents psyhologo-pedagogical process, realized between patient and therapeutist
Kinesitherapy is academic-practical activity, in which are combined knowledge from medicine, pedagogics, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and so on, on purpose to make better and sustain health condition of the patient, prevention of recurrence and ensure of psycho-physical comfort of the person.
Kinesitherapy is the only active method of treatment, in which the patient active take part in the health process. This motivates him, inspire hope in self strengths and believe that he has control over disease, which accelerate his recovery.