The effectiveness of ridetherapy in children with benign joint hypermobility syndrome during articulatory changes in the knee joint.

Georgian medical news

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Mosulishvili T, Loria M. The effectiveness of ridetherapy in children with benign joint hypermobility syndrome during articulatory changes in the knee joint. Georgian Med News. 2013;(215):76-9.
Taking into account the biomechanical peculiarities of ridetherapy, the specific methodology of ridetherapy developed by us is given in this paper, also the data of treatment have been studied in the dynamics. Based on the results obtained the reliable advantage of ridetherapy method is determined as compared with therapeutic exercises. It has been established that in children with benign joint hypermobility syndrome during articulatory changes in the knee the use of ridetherapy provides an increase in muscle strength, to a certain degree their hypertrophy, the development of joint-muscular perception, the increase of proprioreception, the minimizing of excessive joint movement, the antinociceptive effect and the avoidance of secondary developed complications.