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thermotherapy

 [ther″mo-ther´ah-pe]
therapeutic use of heat.

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(ther'mō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]

thermotherapy

(thûr′mō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. thermothera·pies
Medical therapy involving the application of heat.

thermotherapy

[-ther′əpē]
Etymology: Gk, thermē + therapeia, treatment
the treatment of disease by the application of heat. Thermotherapy may be administered as dry heat with heat lamps, diathermy machines, electric pads, or hot water bottles or as moist heat with warm compresses or immersion in warm water. Warm soaks or compresses may be used to treat local infections, relax muscles and relieve pain in patients with motor problems, and promote circulation in peripheral vascular disorders such as thrombophlebitis. thermotherapeutic, adj.

thermotherapy

A nonspecific term of waning use for any form of therapy requiring heat; i.e., heat therapy.

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(thĕr'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]

thermotherapy

Treatment of disease by local or general application of heat. This is neither particularly useful nor widely used.

thermotherapy (therˈ·mō·theˑ·r·pē),

n the use of heat applications such as hot packs to provide soothing pain relief and increase circulation, tissue pliability, metabolism, and relaxation. See also paraffin bath, sauna, steam room, ultrasound, and whirlpool.

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(thĕr'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]

thermotherapy

therapeutic use of heat.
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