corrective therapy

corrective therapy

[kə′rek·tiv ′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
A program, and the techniques, designed to improve or maintain the health of a patient by improving neuromuscular activities and personal health habits and promoting relaxation by adjustment to stresses.
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"By the time heart failure symptoms develop, the critical window for corrective therapy has typically closed," said Robin Shaw, principal investigator on the study.
When she told her parents she was gay, Musick said, they forced her to enter a ''corrective therapy'' program that caused her distress and eventually led to a suicide attempt.
The Scoliosis Correction Center treatment offers a non-surgical alternative scoliosis treatment and corrective therapy for all degrees of spinal curvature.
Most assessment techniques are generic; they are relevant to all corrective therapy because they provide important information about the patient's condition, as well as the response to treatment.
Focusing on the function of movement in its many forms, Cook brings many values and measurements to the table, such as the strenuousness of some movement, systems to measure this, applying corrective therapy when problems emerge, and why movement is more complex than a simple mechanical process.
As a prelude to corrective therapy for reproductive complications (and health disorders in general), I draw blood for an endocrine-immune test I developed.
Irrespective of race, colour or creed this dross of humanity must receive corrective therapy that cures its disease.
First, he gets his backside off to Cynthia Payne's house for corrective therapy - Miss Whiplash may be retired but I can think of no- one more qualified for the task.
In 1955 the American Corrective Therapy Association (ACTA) approved the first formal definition of the profession, then known as "Corrective Therapy." From 1955 to 1985, the American Corrective Therapy Association defined Corrective Therapy as "the application of the principles, tools, techniques, and psychology of medically oriented physical education to assist the physician in the accomplishment of prescribed objectives (1).
The eventual blending of these programs after WWII lead directly to the establishment of many Corrective Therapy programs within the Veterans Administration, the formation of the Association for Physical and Mental Rehabilitation in 1946, and expansion of this therapy into the private sector in the 1980s and 1990s.
Ollie has been a revelation since sorting out his embarrassing driving and is knocking his tee shots longer and straighter thanks to some corrective therapy from Tiger Woods' coach Butch Harmon.