How to become a specialist in exercise therapy
A person must recover from illness and injury, gradually increasing the motor activity. During this period he really needs help from specialists in therapeutic physical training - exercise therapy.
Physiotherapists must have a medical degree, possess basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathological physiology, own psychology and methods of restoration of health through various physical exercise.
He deals with the appointment of a patient undergoing a disease, an injury or surgery, the individual set of physical therapy. The doctor also monitors the health of the patient, adjusts physical activity based on the results and decide when to limit or to stop.
The LFK instructor must have a secondary special medical education. He performs the exercises prescribed by the doctor together with the patient or trains and controls the performance of therapeutic gymnastics.
The instructor is responsible for the health of the person during class, measures the pulse, blood pressure and monitors the patient's breathing before and after exercise. It is located directly in the group room and is responsible for equipment and room temperature.
To obtain diploma in physical therapy in Russia, having completed the special advanced courses for health professionals. They are held on the basis of educational medical institutions: colleges, institutes and universities.
At the same time, it is necessary to get a basic medical education, only then you can get a job in hospitals and rehabilitation centers and deal with the restoration of patients' health.
You can also finish the course at the Department of sports medicine and physical therapy in Institutions of physical culture and sport, but can act the restriction to work in clinics and rehabilitation centres.
Such a specialist can work in educational institutions, children's and adults, additional education centers, sports facilities, sports schools and sections.
It is important to understand the differences between working with people who have suffered a disease or injury, and the usual wishing to practice yoga or Chinese calisthenics. For first necessary medical control, and the second most important thing is to learn recreational gymnastics.
Specialist physical therapy generalists need to have two education: medical and diploma of the Institute of physical culture and sports. In this case, to find work wherever they can help to restore health through therapeutic exercises.