from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See physical therapy.
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- n. therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage, ultrasound, heat, and exercise
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Treatment of disease by means of physical remedies, such as massage, gymnastics, etc., instead of drugs.
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- n. therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
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I've turned these things into wall-climbing monkeys; I've modded them for a woman from the University of Miami at the Jackson Memorial who used their capability to ape human motions in physiotherapy programs with nerve-damage cases.
Slide 7: Long term physiotherapy Refers to more complicated diseases of musculoskeletal origin Includes condition like Fractures of major bones S pinal trauma resulting in physical disability and complications like paraplegia, quadriplegia etc.
As you heard today, we will soon have to start studying the idea of physiotherapy gyms.
Physical therapy, also known as physiotherapy, provides treatment to individuals to establish, maintain and restore function and mobility.
To be fair, conventional approaches, such as physiotherapy, also struggle to treat back problems with any consistency.
In many areas essential treatments such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and psychological support are not available to stroke survivors.
Interestingly, the research found that while the average vet expense was $450 per year, 22% of owners have had to spend large amounts of money on high-tech medical treatment (such as physiotherapy, chemotherapy etc) for their dog, yet only 6.4% of owners have pet insurance.
Complementary treatments such as physiotherapy on the NHS can in some cases involve weeks of waiting after seeing a doctor.
This silly idea which Ricketts could not justify when challenged required a complete new set of senior managers in 150 new provider arms (health visitors, district nurses, school nurses, community services such as physiotherapy etc).
With more than 900 patients having passed through MSF's surgical facilities and increasing numbers of patients with renal failure receiving life-saving dialysis, there is already a significant need for specialist care and also for long-term care, such as physiotherapy and psychological support.