How Kinetic Control is promoting the professional identity of a physiotherapists

4th November 2014

'Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.'


Vision Statement for the Physical Therapy Profession:

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American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has adopted ‘optimizing movement’ as its vision for physical therapy profession and advocates the movement system to be the core of physical therapist practice, education and research.

The professional identity of a physiotherapist in future will be defined by their ability to perform a movement system based assessment, diagnosis and treatment.

Kinetic Control provides an evidence based process for the assessment and retraining of uncontrolled movement. This includes the ‘movement control tests’ and tests for motor control. Kinetic Control approach is a comprehensive framework of movement control assessment and treatment that enables the therapists to assess, diagnose, classify and retrain uncontrolled movement to manage pain, improve function, correct impairments and prevent recurrence.

Keywords: Movement Control Impairments