physical medicine

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physical medicine

[′fiz·ə·kəl ′med·ə·sən]
(medicine)
A consultative, diagnostic, and therapeutic medical specialty, coordinating and integrating the use of physical and occupational therapy and physical reconditioning in the professional management of the diseased and injured.
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Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.