mechanotherapy

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mech·a·no·ther·a·py

 (mĕk′ə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. mech·a·no·ther·a·pies
Medical treatment by mechanical methods, such as massage.

mech′a·no·ther′a·pist n.
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mechanotherapy

(ˌmɛkənəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) the treatment of disorders or injuries by means of mechanical devices, esp devices that provide exercise for bodily parts
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mechanotherapy

the process of treating illness or disease by mechanical means, as by massage. Cf. massotherapy.
See also: Remedies
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