physiotherapy

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physiotherapy:

see physical therapyphysical therapy
or physiotherapy,
treatment of disorders of the muscles, bones, or joints by means of physical agents—heat, light, water, manual and electronic massage, and exercise. Stroke, arthritis, fractures, and nerve damage are common conditions treated.
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physiotherapy

the therapeutic use of physical agents or means, such as massage, exercises, etc.
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The efficacy of complex decongestive physiotherapy (CDP) and predictive factors of lymphedema severity and response to CDP in breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL).
Therefore pretibial myxoedema is secondary lymphoedema and this warranted the application of decongestive physiotherapy for this patient.
Complex decongestive physiotherapy includes manual lymph drainage, bandaging garments such as elastic wraps, and exercises.