Kenny method


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Kenny method

(ˈkɛnɪ) or

Kenny treatment

n
(Medicine) a method of treating poliomyelitis by applying hot moist packs to the affected muscles alternated by passive and later active movement of the muscles
[C20: named after Sister Elizabeth Kenny, 1886–1952, Australian nurse who developed it]
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