Kenny method

noun
Ken·​ny method | \ ˈken-ē- How to pronounce Kenny method (audio) \

Medical Definition of Kenny method

: a method of treating poliomyelitis consisting basically of application of hot fomentations and rehabilitation of muscular activity by passive movement and then guided active coordination

called also Kenny treatment

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“Kenny method.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Kenny%20method. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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