autotherapy

au·to·ther·a·py

(aw'tō-thār'ă-pē),
1. Self-treatment.
2. Spontaneous cure.

autotherapy

A nonspecific term variously defined as:
(1) Self-help therapy; 
(2) Medical treatment of oneself.
(3) Spontaneous regression of disease. 
(4) An obsolete therapeutic modality of dubious efficacy, in which a patient was treated with his or her own serum or excrement.
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A sister company based in Rowley Regis, Autotherapy Ltd, which designed and manufactured the high-tech equipment used at the centre, has also shut down with the loss of ten jobs.
It provided personal exercise plans using 20 speciallydesigned, motorised autotherapy machines to treat neurological or musculo-skeletal complaints and for cardiovascular rehabilitation.
Inside its Staffordshire facility are purpose-built machines, developed by Peter's Black Country business Autotherapy.