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physical therapy

noun

Medical Definition of PHYSICAL THERAPY

:  therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disability, injury, or disease that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities (as massage and electrotherapy), assistive devices, and patient education and training—called also physiotherapy

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July 04, 2015
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