seismotherapy

seismotherapy

 [sīz″mo-ther´ah-pe]
treatment of disease by mechanical vibration.

vi·bra·to·ry mas·sage

rapid tapping of a surface using a soft-tipped device.

seismotherapy

Alternative medicine
Vibration massage, see there.
 
Medical history
A treatment modality which in its original form is regarded as obsolete.

vi·bra·to·ry mas·sage

(vī'bră-tōr-ē mă-sahzh')
Rapid tapping of a surface using a soft-tipped device.
Synonym(s): seismotherapy, sismotherapy, vibrotherapeutics.
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it will include an operative and interventional area of 4 rooms and 2 theaters of seismotherapy standards of operating theaters, an imaging area of 6 modalities including 1 scanner and 2 mri, 135 beds and places, including 46 critical care beds grouping together resuscitation, continuous surveillance, rprs and nicu beds, spaces for taking care of the permanence of care in neurology (stroke emergencies).