electrotherapy

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e·lec·tro·ther·a·py

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. e·lec·tro·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.

electrotherapy

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) treatment in which electric currents are passed through the tissues to stimulate muscle function in paralysed patients
eˌlectroˈtherapist n

e•lec•tro•ther•a•py

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
treatment of diseases by means of electricity.
[1880–85]

electrotherapy

electrotherapeutics. — electrotherapist, n.
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electrotherapeutics.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrotherapy - the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)
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"
ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
Translations

electrotherapy

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈθerəpɪ] Nelectroterapia f

electrotherapy

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpi] nélectrothérapie f

electrotherapy

n (Med) → Elektrotherapie f

electrotherapy

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nelettroterapia
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The FDA usually clears electrotherapies for the treatment of pain and PEMF therapies for the treatment of pain and edema in soft tissue.
PEMF and other electrotherapies have some history in the off-label use with chronic wounds.
Electrotherapies have long been recognized as effective adjuncts in the treatment of chronic wounds.