thermotherapy(redirected from thermotherapies)
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n. pl. ther·mo·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy involving the application of heat.
(Medicine) med treatment of a bodily structure or part by the application of heat
thermatology.See also: Heat
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|Noun||1.||thermotherapy - the use of heat to treat a disease or disorder; heating pads or hot compresses or hot-water bottles are used to promote circulation in peripheral vascular disease or to relax tense muscles|
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"
n (Med) → Thermotherapie f (spec), → Wärmebehandlung f