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mechanotherapy

 [mek″ah-no-ther´ah-pe]
use of mechanical apparatus in treatment of disease or its results, especially in therapeutic exercises.

mech·a·no·ther·a·py

(mek'ă-nō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by means of apparatus or mechanical appliances of any kind.
[G. mēchanē, machine, + therapeia, treatment]

mechanotherapy

(mĕk′ə-nō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. mechanothera·pies
Medical treatment by mechanical methods, such as massage.

mech′a·no·ther′a·pist n.

mechanotherapy

A nonspecific term for any method (e.g., massage, bodywork) or device used to mechanically stimulate a part of the body, usually on the outside of the human chassis.

mechanotherapy

Any method–eg, massage, or device, used to mechanically stimulate a part, usually on the outer human chassis. See Bodywork, Massage therapy.

mech·a·no·ther·a·py

(mek'ă-nō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease with any apparatus or mechanical appliances.

mechanotherapy

use of mechanical apparatus in treatment of disease or its results, especially in therapeutic exercises.
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