physical therapy definition

  • noun:
    • treating real dysfunction or damage by way of healing exercise as well as the application of modalities, intended to restore or facilitate typical purpose or development. Also called physiotherapy.
    • any one of numerous therapeutic exercises as well as other activities to take care of damage or disorder, or such exercises and tasks collectively.
    • The medical discipline coping with such.
    • treatment that utilizes physical agents: exercise and massage alongside modalities

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