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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Eight key themes were identified which appear core to the physiotherapeutic relationship.
Clinical anatomy remains a cornerstone of the physiotherapy curriculum, yet is perhaps undervalued in the physiotherapeutic literature.
Women who continued to exhibit symptoms after the follow-up in the selected studies had not performed additional stabilizing or strengthening physiotherapeutic exercises or stretching [15,18,26] or the physiotherapy program was not detailed [1,4].
Physiotherapeutic and clinical use of whole body vibration (WBV) has indicated that the use of vibration in physical training may have numerous benefits to individuals ranging from the elite athlete to the physically impaired (10,11,13,22).
Progression of these techniques was determined by the treating therapist based on the participant's clinical signs and symptoms as per routine clinical practice, since the aim of this pragmatic study was to investigate the effectiveness of a commonly-used physiotherapeutic technique.
Rehabilitation robotics exists for solving serious problems, which appear in physiotherapeutic, and already the results are miraculous in many cases.
It helps participants develop long-term, lifestyle changing physiotherapeutic skills to cope with individual alterations in body functions or capabilities.
Physiotherapeutic techniques include deep breathing and coughing exercises, chest percussion, postural drainage, the use of incentive spirometers and, where necessary, oropharyngeal suctioning.
Both groups received an identical physiotherapeutic treatment two times a week, in which strengthening and balance training were omitted.
At Kunst-Werke, Surasi Kusolwong's massage parlor Happy Berlin, 2001, where weary biennial wanderers could receive physiotherapeutic first aid, shared an uneasy neighborhood with Tatham/ O'Sullivan's unflinching execution of taste, Glamour, 2000.
d) The right to independent information on the relevance and reliability of health care services and treatments including allopathic, homeopathic, nutritional, physiotherapeutic, psychotherapeutic, indigenous, and other approaches;
It provides 40 residential and 10 day-care places and; in addition to medical care, offers specialised educational, physiotherapeutic, social and support services and facilities which are intended for the mutual benefit of the local community, the handicapped children and their families.