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кинезитерапевт (Bulgaria)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    kinesitherapist (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    Health Act; Ordinance on the uniform state requirements for the acquisition of higher education in the major Kinesitherapy for educational and qualification degrees “Bachelor” and “Master” from the professional field Public Health; Ordinance No 4 of 06.04.2006 on the professional competence of the persons completed higher education in the major “kinesitherapy”

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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS4 - Diploma of post-secondary level (exactly 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Дейностите, които кинезитерапевтът извършва в лечебно заведение, включват: кинезиологичен анализ; прилагане и контролиране изпълнението на кинезитерапевтична програма, изготвена съвместно с лекаря – специалист по Физикална и рехабилитационна медицина (включваща изотонични, изометрични и изокинетични физически упражнения, мануални мобилизационни техники на периферните стави – мекотъканни, мобилизации и тракции, релаксиращи и улесняващи техники – постизометрична релаксация на периферни стави и проприоцептивно нервно-мускулно улесняване, класически масаж и др.), участие в ресоциализацията на пациентите и хората с трайни увреждания и др.


    The activities performed by kinesitherapists at healthcare facilities include: kinesiological analysis; application and monitoring of the implementation of the kinesitherapeutic programme designed jointly with the doctor – specialist in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (including isotonic, isometric and isokinetic physical exercises, manual mobilization techniques of peripheral joints – soft tissue, mobilizations and traction, relaxation and facilitating techniques – postisometric relaxation of peripheral joints and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, classical massage, etc.), participation in the re-socialization of patients and people with permanent disability, etc.

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