The role of the Biokineticist in Final Phase rehabilitation

An evidence based, scientific approach during injury rehabilitation yields the best results. The following six points outlines what Biokineticist treatment aims to achieve.

  1. Emphasis is placed on treating the cause of the problem rather than the symptoms
  2. The primary treatment modality to treat musculoskeletal problems is movement
  3. The full system should be assessed and not just the site of injury
  4. Neuromuscular control is central to most musculoskeletal rehabilitation procedures
  5. Exercise is usually prescribes for the full kinetic chain rather than only for single joints
  6. A balanced approach to rehabilitation is followed, rather than only addressing the injured joints.

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