physical medicine

noun

Examples of physical medicine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Think of the change in weather as an opportunity to try something new, or include more variety in your routine, said Dr. Edward Phillips, an associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. Danielle Friedman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Feb. 2024 Long COVID experts partner with consultants in pulmonary/sleep medicine, cardiology, neurology and physical medicine, as well as rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, and mental health therapy. Dr. Krupa Patel, ABC News, 24 Oct. 2023 Experts in sciatica include neurologists, rheumatologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors and, when appropriate, surgeons such as orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 29 Aug. 2023 An orthopedic surgeon is a reasonable choice, as is a physical medicine doctor (physiatrist). Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 25 Aug. 2023 Our team consulted a chiropractor and a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist for opinions, and then evaluated thousands of customer reviews and ratings to narrow down the best mattress toppers for back pain for a wide range of needs and preferences. Jackie Lam, Women's Health, 21 Aug. 2023 She was board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, medical acupuncture and functional medicine and certified in zero balancing, a form of touch therapy. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 6 July 2023 Indeed, Loren Fishman, MD, a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Columbia University and the medical director of Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, adds that some of those smaller muscle groups strengthened by push-ups are also some of the most important. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 5 June 2023 The Adult Post-Acute COVID clinic at Vanderbilt University, which launched this week, brings together specialists from internal medicine, infectious disease, pulmonology, cardiology, ophthalmology, psychology, physical medicine, ear, nose and throat, speech pathology and neurology. Erin Schumaker, ABC News, 20 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of physical medicine was in 1932

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“Physical medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physical%20medicine. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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