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physiotherapy

 [fiz″e-o-ther´ah-pe]
chest physiotherapy
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient to move airway secretions from peripheral airways to more central airways for expectorating and/or suctioning.

phys·i·cal ther·a·py (PT),

1. treatment of pain, disease, or injury by physical means; Synonym(s): physiotherapy
2. the profession concerned with promotion of health, with prevention of physical disabilities, with evaluation and rehabilitation of persons disabled by pain, disease, or injury, and with treatment by physical therapeutic measures as opposed to medical, surgical, or radiologic measures.

physiotherapy

/phys·io·ther·a·py/ (-ther´ah-pe) physical therapy.

physiotherapy

(fĭz′ē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
phys′i·o·ther′a·peu′tic (-thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
phys′i·o·ther′a·pist n.

physiotherapy

physiotherapy

Naturopathy
The use of natural and other forces (e.g., light, water, heat, cold, ultrasound, electricity and fresh air) to either effect a treatment, or to act as an adjunct to a therapy.

Rehabilitation medicine
Physical therapy, see there.

phys·i·cal ther·a·py

(PT) (fiz'i-kăl thār'ă-pē)
1. Treatment of pain, disease, or injury by physical means.
Synonym(s): physiotherapy.
2. The health profession concerned with promotion of health, with prevention of physical disabilities, with evaluation and rehabilitation of people disabled by pain, disease, or injury, and with treatment by physical therapeutic measures as opposed to medical, surgical, or radiologic measures.

physiotherapy

The treatment discipline ancillary to medicine that uses physical methods such as active or passive exercises, gymnastics, weight-lifting, heat treatment, massage, ultrasound, short-wave diathermy and HYDROTHERAPY. Physiotherapists aim to restore the maximum possible degree of function to any disabled part of the body and are also much concerned with patient motivation. See also PHYSICAL MEDICINE.

physiotherapy,

n physical therapy; may include massage, exercise, applied heat, ultrasound, electrotherapy, and short-wave diathermy.

physiotherapy

physical therapy.
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Providing a technology that aids patients in committing to their physiotherapy exercises is important as physiotherapy can make a difference in an individual's lifestyle.
Mai Al Dossari, head of the policy and strategy department at DHA, said: "If a patient underwent a knee replacement surgery and needs three months of physiotherapy, he or she is unlikely to remain committed to the exercises provided by the therapist at home, as they would not know what to do without the therapist.
In August 2015, the separate Physiotherapy Boards of Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand announced that the National Physiotherapy Practice Thresholds would be shared (New Zealand Physiotherapy Board, 2015).
Hence, the aim of the present study was to find out the differences in the oral health behaviours and attitude among physiotherapy, pharmacy and dental students of a university in Pakistan.
The physiotherapists' Federation of AP held world physiotherapy day celebrations.
He informed that like other part of the world Pakistan is also observing the World Physiotherapy Day falling on September 8, 2017.
Overall, the report represents comprehensive synopsis on the global physiotherapy equipment market that will help industry consultants, equipment manufacturers, existing players searching for expansion opportunities, new players searching possibilities and other stakeholders to align their market centric strategies according to the ongoing and expected trends in the future.
Deliver onsite sports physiotherapy support to nominated sports at training camps and competitions.
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