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Fizinė medicina ir reabilitacija (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Fizinė medicina ir reabilitacija
    Generic category in Annex V: Physiotherapy (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

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

    Law on medical practise

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Fizinės medicinos ir reabilitacijos gydytojas gydo ir užsiima kaulų, sąnarių, raumenų ir sausgyslių ligų ir traumų prevencija. Identifikuoja pacientų gydymo, mokymo ir reabilitacijos poreikius. Veiklos tikslas yra pasiekti, kad pacientas stiprėtų, išliktų veiklus, tuo pačiu pagerėtų jo sveikata ir gyvenimo kokybė. Kita veikla: testuoja vikrumą, jėgą, ištvermębei jų pusiausvyrą; konsultuoja ir pataria kaip saugoti sveikatą.


    Physiotherapist treats and prevents diseases and injuries of bones, joints, muscles and tendons; identifies patients needs for treatment, training and rehabilitation. The goal is that the patient develops, recycles or keeps alive functioning, thus improving health and quality of life. Other activities: testing agility, strength, endurance and balance; advising and mentoring others to promote and prevent health.

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