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physical therapy

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US, medical the treatment of a disease or an injury of the muscles or joints with massage, strengthening movements, heat, etc.

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The first known use of physical therapy was in 1919

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“Physical therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/physical%20therapy. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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