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phys·i·o·ther·a·py

 (fĭz′ē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
phys′i·o·ther′a·peu′tic (-thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
phys′i·o·ther′a·pist n.
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physiotherapy

(ˌfɪzɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) the therapeutic use of physical agents or means, such as massage, exercises, etc. Also called: physical therapy, physio (informal) or physiatrics (US)
ˌphysioˈtherapist n
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phys′ical ther′apy


n.
the treatment or management of physical disability, malfunction, or pain by physical techniques, as exercise, massage, hydrotherapy, etc.
[1920–25]
phys′ical ther′apist, n.
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physiotherapy

the treatment of disease, bodily defects, or bodily weaknesses by physical remedies, as massage, special exercises, etc., rather than by drugs. — physiotherapist, n.
See also: Remedies
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.physiotherapy - therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalitiesphysiotherapy - therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
modality - a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment
rehabilitation - the treatment of physical disabilities by massage and electrotherapy and exercises
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Translations
عِلاجٌ طَبِيعِيّمُعالجَة بالعوامِل الطبيعيَّه
fyzikální léčbafyzioterapie
fysioterapi
fysioterapia
fizioterapija
fizi oterápiagyógytorna
sjúkraòjálfun
理学療法
물리요법
fizioterapeutasfizioterapija
fizioterapija
fyzioterapia
sjukgymnastik
การทำกายภาพบำบัด
vật lý trị liệu

physiotherapy

[ˌfɪzɪəˈθerəpɪ] Nfisioterapia f
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physiotherapy

[ˌfɪziəʊˈθɛrəpi] nphysiothérapie f, kinésithérapie f
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physiotherapy

nPhysiotherapie f, → physikalische Therapie
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physiotherapy

[ˌfɪzɪʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nfisioterapia
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physiotherapy

(fiziəˈθerəpi) noun
the treatment of disease by physical exercise, massage etc, not drugs.
ˌphysioˈtherapist noun
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physiotherapy

عِلاجٌ طَبِيعِيّ fyzioterapie fysioterapi Physiotherapie φυσιοθεραπεία fisioterapia fysioterapia kinésithérapie fizioterapija fisioterapia 理学療法 물리요법 fysiotherapie fysioterapi fizjoterapia fisioterapia физиотерапия sjukgymnastik การทำกายภาพบำบัด fizyoterapi vật lý trị liệu 理疗
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phys·i·o·ther·a·py

n. fisioterapia tratamiento por medio de agentes físicos: agua, calor o luz.
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physiotherapy

n fisioterapia
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References in periodicals archive ?
Intensive complete decongestive physiotherapy for cancer-related upper-limb lymphedema: 11 days achieved greater volume reduction than 4.
Effects of phase I complex decongestive physiotherapy on physical functions and depression levels in breast cancer related lymph edema.
Complex decongestive physiotherapy is the 'mainstay' intervention for lymphatic insufficiency comprising manual lymph drainage, in selected cases intermittent pneumatic compression, multilayered compression bandaging with appropriate padding, exercise, and meticulous skin care (Consensus Document of the International Society for Lymphology 2003).