Physiotherapy/Kinetotherapy (physiotherapy/chiropractic) is a regulated profession in Romania with the title “Kinetoteraput”. The title and the professional activity are protected by the state.
The rules of professional conduct are determined directly by the state through national legislation. The physiotherapist must be state registered and obtain a licence to practice (242). Kinetotherapists have a higher education, usually 3 or 4 years.
The law regulating kinetotherapy was issued in December 2009. The profession is regulated by the National Order of Kinetotherapists. http://kinetoprofesional.blogspot.com/2009/03/proiectlege-al-ordinului.html (237).
Romania has established a code of ethics for physiotherapists. The national authority responsible for the physiotherapy profession in Romania is the Romanian Federation for Physical Therapy (FRAK) (242).
237. Dragan S. Email: Legislation of CAM in Romania. Timisoara: University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes, Romania; 2011.
242. Romanian Federation for Physical Therapy (FRAK). Physiotherapy in Romania. The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) 2012 [cited 2012 March 19]; Available from: http://www.physio-europe.org/index.php?action=15&subaction=details&member=40.