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physical medicine

n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment, prevention, and diagnosis of disease by essentially physical means, including manipulation, massage, and exercise, often with mechanical devices, and the application of heat, cold, electricity, radiation, and water. Also called physiatrics, physiatry.

physical medicine

n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine devoted to the management of physical disabilities, as resulting from rheumatic disease, asthma, poliomyelitis, etc. See also rehabilitation2
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They were: Hawthorn Physical Medicine in Vernon Hills; Woodfield Physical Medicine in Schaumburg; Stratford Physical Medicine in Bloomingdale; Algonquin Physical Medicine in Lake in the Hills; Northshore Physical Medicine in Niles; and Cumberland Physical Medicine in Norridge.
Objective: The objective of the study is to highlight the role of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in disaster management.
The event aims to raise awareness among all sectors of society on audiology and speech disorders, in collaboration with Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah Audiology and Speech Therapy Center and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital, Al-Hajry told KUNA.
This comprehensive manual presents a thorough look at modern physical medicine without simply focusing on medical rehabilitation.
David Thomas, MD Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In 1955, he completed his Residency in Physical Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, joining the Physical Medicine Staff at the State Veterans Home and Hospital, Rocky Hill, CT.
Arciniegas (brain injury medicine and psychiatry, neurology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine), Zasler, Vanderploeg, and Jaffee present 12 chapters for physicians, nurses, and mental health and rehabilitation professionals working with adult patients with brain injuries.
He received his medical degree from the University of Washington, where he also completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
The Use of Hypnosis in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute) provides a review text for medical students, residents taking the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification exams, and practicing physiatrists preparing for the recertifying exam.
This book puts physical medicine into a naturopathic context with its discussion of how to treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal dysfunction and enhance self-healing.

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