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Kenny method

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a method of treating poliomyelitis, in which hot, moist packs are applied to affected muscles to relieve spasms and pain, and a regimen of exercises is prescribed to prevent deformities and to strengthen the muscles.
Also called Kenny treatment.
Origin of Kenny method
named after E. Kenny Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kenny method

Kenny method

a method of treating poliomyelitis by applying hot moist packs to the affected muscles alternated by passive and later active movement of the muscles
Word Origin
C20: named after Sister Elizabeth Kenny, 1886–1952, Australian nurse who developed it
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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