HyperDic: physical_therapy

English > 1 sense of the expression physical therapy:
NOUNactphysical therapy, physiotherapy, physiatricstherapy that uses physical agents
English > physical therapy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningtherapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities.
Synonymsphysiotherapy, physiatrics
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
Catalanfisioteràpia
Nounsphysical therapisttherapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder

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