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physical therapy

(1) A medical specialty (physical medicine) and rehabilitation devoted to evaluating and treating patients with functional impairment due to injury or disease.
(2) The use of mechanical (e.g., massage, manipulation, exercise, movement, hydrotherapy, traction) and electromagnetic (e.g., heat/cold, light, ultrasound) therapy to manage patients recuperating from sports injuries, MVAs, or who have musculoskeletal disease and reduced joint mobility.

physical rehabilitation

 See Physical therapy.
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In Pakistan, the ICRC was providing physical rehabilitation services to the people with disabilities since 1984.
Giovanni Trambaiolo, ICRC head of sub-delegation in Peshawar, said that ICRC would continue to promote innovation in the use of technologies and ensure sustainability of services through partnering and aligning the physical rehabilitation sector with government health initiatives.
For some people, this can be achieved with physical rehabilitation alone.
Results from the MDR data, which considered records from 2008 to 2013 and 1 year of follow-up, now show similar findings with 29% of patients receiving physical rehabilitation, 17.5% prior to knee arthroplasty, and 36% of patients receiving corticosteroid injections first.
Through our partnership with SMK, we are pleased to introduce Therapy Mouse--an innovation that extends physical rehabilitation from the clinic setting into the home, said Amir Seif, President Mobility Research.
The stage should be set to elaborate on the issues of effective use of means and methods of physical rehabilitation in the overall system of therapeutic and correctional and rehabilitation activities for students with disabilities.
Over the past few years, stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Xavi HernEindez and Carles Puyol have also presented donations on behalf of UEFA to the ICRC's physical rehabilitation programme in Afghanistan.
The intra-articular corticosteroid injections were administered into 30 patients, including 22 female and 08 male, followed by a 2 weeks physical rehabilitation program.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian specialists are working under an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) program in Erbil to train Iraqi doctors in physical rehabilitation, the ICRC said on Tuesday.
7 May 2013 - NextGen Healthcare Information Systems LLC, part of US healthcare information systems developer Quality Systems Inc (NASDAQ:QSII), said Monday its NextGen products and services would be used by Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN).
More than 100 models of social robots now exist, helping patients with physical rehabilitation, nursing and housekeeping.
Summary: Muscat: The first physical rehabilitation centre in Oman, Rehab for Medical Rehab was inaugurated recently ...

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