remedial profession

remedial profession

Occupational medicine Any specialty or area of allied health–eg, occupational, physical, recreational, or speech therapy, and rehabilitation psychology that provides assistance or therapy, usually in Pts with physical disabilities. See Rehabilitation medicine.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The initiative to reorient public policy from cure to prevention will have to come from outside today's remedial professions."