thermotherapy


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ther·mo·ther·a·py

 (thûr′mō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. ther·mo·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy involving the application of heat.
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thermotherapy

(ˌθɜːməʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med treatment of a bodily structure or part by the application of heat
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thermotherapy

thermatology.
See also: Heat
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Noun1.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"
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Translations

thermotherapy

n (Med) → Thermotherapie f (spec), → Wärmebehandlung f
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The team will guide you through your therapy using various, medically-accepted, proven non-surgical modalities such as acupuncture, manual manipulation, massage therapy, thermotherapy, hydrotherapy, nutritional therapy and behavioural therapy, combined with its highly-nutritious green juices, salads and herbal teas.