Mobilization is the action and effect of mobilizing . East verb refers to putting into activity or movement or, figuratively, to summon or incorporate troops or other elements to a military or other campaign.

For example: “The mobilization brings together more than three thousand people in the main town square”, "The government will try to prohibit mobilization in front of the municipal building to avoid possible incidents", “The colonel said that the mobilization of tanks for the military parade is unnecessary since it involves a very large investment”.

It is understood by social mobilization to one protest taken to the capo by one or more social organizations. The idea of ​​these organizations is to mobilize their militants and people in general to manifest in the street, with the aim of generating some social change.

Take the case of a government which announces a 15% cut in retirement. The measure affects millions of people who will see their income reduced by the decision. Various associations that defend rights of the retirees, therefore, decide to convene a mobilization in front of the Government House to express the repudiation to the measure and demand that it be annulled. The authorities will have several options: allow mobilization and not change the decision; listen to protesters and propose an alternative solution; or dissolve the mobilization through the repression .

In democratic societies, mobilizations are allowed as long as they do not violate the rights of other people. This means that if a mobilization violates the law (by interrupting traffic, attacking buildings, etc.), the State can make use of the monopoly of force and repress it, always within the framework of the Constitution and without excesses.

Passive mobilization

It is known as passive mobilization at movement of a joint in each of its possible directions without the patient contracting the muscles. This technique can be performed by a physiotherapist or by an apparatus, as is the case with Kinetec. It is important to note that a joint should never be taken to its extremes, especially when they have reduced mobility, as this can cause severe pain and an intensification of symptoms.

When the patient goes to a specialist to receive passive mobilization sessions because of pains in joints, it is always more appropriate to promote muscle relaxation a slow job than a fast one.

Among the objectives of passive mobilization are the following:

* slow down the evolution of atrophy of ligaments, tendons and muscles;
* treat or prevent the appearance of ulcers by Pressure;
* treat neuromuscular disorders that accompany Alzheimer's disease;
* stop the advance of joint stiffness or spasticity (muscular hypertonia manifested in the form of spasms);
* slow the loss of bone mass;
* enrich the bond that unites the patient with the person who takes care of him.

On the other hand, people who need a treatment Passive mobilization usually present one or more of the following problems:

* wear and tear of their psychic functions, which prevents them or makes it very difficult for them to understand and execute orders of little complexity;
* inability to move on their own, when they are bedridden or in a wheelchair because of disorders such as thrombosis, stroke or embolism;
* presence of motor alterations and stiffness in the joints in well defined areas, before which only those parts are treated and the patient is encouraged to move the rest of the body by itself;
* diseases that cause the contraindication of physical exercise, as with respiratory or cardiac insufficiency.