HyperDic: physiatrics

English > 1 sense of the word physiatrics:
NOUNactphysiatrics, physical therapy, physiotherapytherapy that uses physical agents
English > physiatrics: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningtherapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities.
Synonymsphysical therapy, physiotherapy
PartsmodalityA method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment
NarrowerrehabilitationThe treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Spanishfisioterapia, rehabilitación, terapia física

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