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Kineziterapeutas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

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

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :

    Directive 2005/36/EC

    National legislation:

    Law on the Health System

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    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 under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The profession of Physiotherapist is closely linked to health and safety. In order to ensure the quality of the services provided in our territory this profession is covered by the general system for the recognition of qualification. Public health and patient safety are the priority aspects of the health policy of the Republic of Lithuania.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Sveikatos specialistas (ne medicinos gydytojas), kuris vykdo veiklą per profilaktinę, diagnostinę, gydymo ir reabilitacijos slaugą psichoterapijos srityje; padeda kompensuoti prarastas judėjimo funkcijas, palaikyti sveikatą; atlieka ligų ir traumų prevenciją.


    Health professional (not a medical doctor) who performs activities within preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation care in the field of physiotherapy; helps to compensate lost motor functions, maintainhealth, carries out the disease and injury prevention.

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