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use of mechanical apparatus in treatment of disease or its results, especially in therapeutic exercises.
Treatment of disease by means of apparatus or mechanical appliances of any kind.
[G. mēchanē, machine, + therapeia, treatment]
n. pl. mechanothera·pies
Medical treatment by mechanical methods, such as massage.
mechanotherapyA 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.
mechanotherapyAny method–eg, massage, or device, used to mechanically stimulate a part, usually on the outer human chassis. See Bodywork, Massage therapy.
Treatment of disease with any apparatus or mechanical appliances.