physical therapydiagnosis


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physical therapydiagnosis

1. The clinical classification by a physical therapist of a patient's impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities.
2. The use of data obtained by physical therapy examination and other relevant information to determine the cause and nature of a patient's impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities. This information is used by the physical therapist to set goals and establish a plan of care.
See also: diagnosis
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