American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as electrotherapeutics.
- n. the use of electrical energy as a medical treatment
- n. the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)
- electro- + therapy (Wiktionary)
“At the national level this has meant finalising the draft regulations that will deal, among other things, with the licensing of establishments for treatment of mental health problems and will set quality standards for some of the more controversial forms of treatment - such as electrotherapy and sleep therapy.”
“Using a system known as cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES), NuCalm consists of a generator and a headset that transmits relaxing electrical and sound frequencies to the brain.”
“He wins himself an Academy Award and leaves the public with an eerie image of electrotherapy.”
“By Victorian times, electrotherapy were common in all the best spas.”
“Seth convinces himself that his techniques, including his handy way with an electrotherapy wand, are all in the name of science, but even he is unprepared for the new Lucy who emerges - a passionate, calculating, amoral creature of large appetites.”
“PS I believe the 37% that still supports Bushboy need some electrotherapy,the kind they use in Guantanamo .”
“Diagnoses, treats, and cares for patients using system of practice that bases treatment of physiological functions and abnormal conditions on natural laws governing human body Utilizes physiological, psychological, and mechanical methods, such as food and herb therapy, psychotherapy, electrotherapy, natural medicines, and natural foods.”
“The meeting began with Tom Helke's sparkling demonstration of a turn-of-the-century electrotherapy device called a "Lakhovsky Multiple Wave Oscillator" (MWO).”
“He then took up the study of medicine, obtaining his degree in 1882, and thereafter divided his time between the practice of medicine, especially of physiotherapy and electrotherapy, and his researches in physics at the Catholic University.”
“I studied massage and electrotherapy in Vienna, also scalp and face disease and the treatment ---- under Prof. Bruly.”
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