HyperDic: physiotherapy

English > 1 sense of the word physiotherapy:
NOUNactphysiotherapy, physical therapy, physiatricstherapy that uses physical agents
English > physiotherapy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningtherapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities.
Synonymsphysical therapy, 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
Adjectivesphysiotherapeuticof or relating to or used in physical therapy
Nounsphysiotherapisttherapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder

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