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physical medicine and rehabilitation


physical medicine and rehabilitation

noun

Definition of PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

:  a medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of disabling diseases, disorders, and injuries typically of a musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, neuromuscular, or neurological nature by physical means (as by the use of electromyography, electrotherapy, therapeutic exercise, or pharmaceutical pain control)—called also physiatrics, physiatry, physical medicine
March 06, 2015
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