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Hippotherapy_Caballinus_Svitani (4)

Hippotherapy techniques (4) – Manual correction

The therapist conducts manual correction based on knowledge of developmental kinesiology and his/her own clinical experience. Specifics of manual corrections of the chosen positions are described in our new text book – comprehensive methodology. General principles of manual correction Manual correction is most commonly done for ball-and-socket joints and by influencing the positioning of the...

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Hippotherapy techniques (4) – Correcting therapy positions (A)

The therapist must be able to assess the quality of the position of the client in the chosen therapy position. If such quality is lacking, the therapist must know how to correct this. He/she uses the following techniques to correct position: verbal correction; the use of positioning aids; manual correction. If the client is able...