What is Kinesiotherapy?

Category: Physical Therapy

Most popular types: Kinesiologist/Chiropractic Therapy

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Kinesiology is the science of human movement focused on how the body functions and moves. Chiropractic focuses on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of musculoskeletal system and their effects on the nervous system and general health, with special emphasis on the spine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 6 1
Improve mobility 4 7
Pain 3 1
Arthritis pain 2 0
Improve flexibility/strength 2 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Kinesiotherapy

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Migraine-associated vertigo 1
Whole body joint ache 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Kinesiotherapy

Dosage Patients
120 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Kinesiotherapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 6
Other 6
Did not seem to work 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Side effects too severe 2
Expense 1
See all 14 patients who've stopped going to Kinesiotherapy

Duration

Currently going to Kinesiotherapy

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped going to Kinesiotherapy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 7
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 4
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 8
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1 patient evaluation for Kinesiotherapy

Jan 14, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for psuedo sciatica)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for paresthesia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly

Dec 20, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for paresthesia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for psuedo sciatica)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Weekly
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