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Masseur-kinésithérapeute (France)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Physiotherapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Masseur-kinésithérapeute
    Translation(s):
    Physiotherapist (EN)
    Masseur-kinésithérapeute (FR)
    Country:
    France
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:
    Articles L.4321-1 à L.4321-22 du code de la santé publique et articles R.4321-1 à R.4321-145 du code de la santé publique
    Useful link:
    http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichCode.do;jsessionid=B08A25710CE8E623EEF18A28C17C5366.tpdjo03v_1?idSectionTA=LEGISCTA000006171311&cidTexte=LEGITEXT000006072665&dateTexte=20140731

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Yes
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Le masseur-kinésithérapeute réalise, de façon manuelle ou instrumentale, des actes de massage et de gymnastique médicale, notamment à des fins de rééducation sur prescription médicale, dans le but de prévenir l'altération des capacités fonctionnelles, de concourir à leur maintien et, lorsqu'elles sont altérées, de les rétablir ou d'y suppléer. Il intervient également dans le domaine du sport, de la prévention, de l'ergonomie, de la remise en forme, relaxation, massages) et en thalassothérapie (balnéothérapie, hydrothérapie, etc ...)
    Translation(s):
    The physiothérapie performs, manually or with instruments, massages and acts of medical gymnastics, aiming at rehabilitating under medical prescription, to prevent functionnal disabilities, to maintain them and, when they are affected, to restore or to supplement them. He is also competent in sports, prevention, ergonomy, fitness, relaxation, massages and thalassotherapy (balneotherapy, hydrotherapy...). (EN)
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