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 purpose of this paper was to evaluate the efficiency of physiotherapeutic treatments evaluation (Trabert currents and kinesiotherapy) in patients with low back pain.
The cost-effectiveness of a postoperative physiotherapeutic intervention should be evaluated, and outcome measures will contribute greatly to achieving optimal resource allocation.
There are certain therapies, such as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and other physiotherapeutic activities, which cause stimulation of the A-fibres, thereby blocking the slower C-fibres and modulating pain.
The SCLF offers other different services: residential structure for aged people, home support services, day care centre, physiotherapeutic services and entertainment activities for children up to 10 years old.
The therapeutic process includes taking Naftalan baths, sunbathing and other different physiotherapeutic procedures.
Gilmore SJ, McClelland JA, Davidson M (2015) Physiotherapeutic interventions before and after surgery for degenerative lumbar conditions: a systematic review.
Male and female elderly people, inserted in a preventive geriatric physiotherapeutic program of a health unit of the municipality of Uberaba (UMS) linked to the Universidade Federal do Triangulo Mineiro (UFTM), participated in current research.
Method can be high, and, therefore, its application to physiotherapeutic interventions necessitates modifications.