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ergotherapy

 [er″go-ther´ah-pe]
treatment of disease by physical effort.

ergotherapy

[ur′gōther′əpē]
Etymology: Gk, ergon, work, therapeia, treatment
the use of physical activity and exercise in the treatment of disease. By extension the therapy includes any procedure that increases the blood supply to a diseased or injured part, such as massage or various types of hot baths. ergotherapeutic, adj.

ergotherapy

(ĕr″gō-thĕr′ă-pē) [″ + therapeia, treatment]
The use of an appropriate amount of physical exertion as a treatment for disease (e.g., in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus or hyperlipidemia).

ergotherapy

treatment of disease by physical effort.
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Ergotherapy was started at the recommendation of the preschool teachers and the Family physician January 10, 2012: IQ Test recommended through Preschool.
the subject of the public contract is the delivery of devices for practical teaching of ergotherapy of students of the faculty of health sciences of the palack university in olomouc.
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The health ministry offers all related services for free, including specialised neurological exams, up-to-date pharmacotherapy, treatment interventions, as well as supportive treatments like physiotherapy and ergotherapy.
Speaking after the meeting, Education Minister Andreas Demetriou said that the Cabinet decided to establish a Department of Rehabilitation Science at the Cyprus University of Technology, which will offer four degrees: in Logotherapy, in Ergotherapy, in Physiotherapy and a degree in Social Services.