Kinesitherapy is based on application of movement as medical treatment. Its name is of Greek origin. “Kinesis” means movement and “therapy” means treatment, so it means “treatment by movement”. On of the forms of kinesitherapy which is most frequently used with pre-school and schoolchildren for prevention and elimination of body deformities is called remedial gymnastics. Remedial gymnastics uses movement as the basic means for the purpose of prevention and correction. Correctly chosen and well-directed movements help faster and more successful restoration of impaired function of certain segments or organism as a whole.
AIMS OF APPLICATION OF KINESITHERAPY AND REMEDIAL GYMNASTICS ARE:
INSTRUMENTS OF REMEDIAL GYMNASTICS
METHODS IN REMEDIAL GYMNASTICS are: sport, elements of sport, sports games and gymnastics.