Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


kinesitherapy ki·ne·si·ther·a·py (kə-nē’sə-thěr’ə-pē, kī-)
The treatment of disease by means of passive and active movements, such as massage and exercise. Also called kinesiatrics.


Read Also:

  • Kinesophobia

    noun a fear of motion or movement; also written kinetophobia See kinetophobia Word Origin Greek kinesis ‘movement’

  • Kinesphere

    noun See personal space

  • Kinesthesia

    [kin-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, kahy-nuh s-] /ˌkɪn əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌkaɪ nəs-/ noun 1. the sensation of movement or strain in muscles, tendons, and joints; muscle sense. /ˌkɪnɪsˈθiːzɪə; ˌkaɪn-/ noun 1. the usual US spelling of kinaesthesia n. also kinaesthesia, 1888, Modern Latin compound of Greek kinein “to set in motion; to […]

  • Kinesthesiometer

    kinesthesiometer kin·es·the·si·om·e·ter (kĭn’ĭs-thē’zē-ŏm’ĭ-tər, kī’nĭs-) n. An instrument for determining the degree of muscular sensation in response to movement, weight, and position.

Disclaimer: Kinesitherapy definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.