physiotherapy

Definitions

General English

Health Economics

  • (written as Physiotherapy)
    The use of physical exercise, massage and manipulation for the prevention and treatment of stress or trauma.
  • synonymPhysical Therapy

Medical

  • noun the treatment of a disorder or condition by exercise, massage, heat treatment, infrared lamps or other external means, e.g. to restore strength or function after a disease or injury
  • noun the treatment of disorders by heat, by massage, by exercise and other physical means
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