physical therapist, physical therapy

(AmE) ⇨ See physiotherapist, physiotherapy

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  • physical therapy — noun uncount AMERICAN the treatment of injuries using special physical exercises. Someone whose job is to give this treatment is called a physical therapist …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • physical therapy — ► NOUN US ▪ the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage and exercise. DERIVATIVES physical therapist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Physical therapy — Infobox Disease Name = Physical therapy Caption = This physical therapist is assisting two children with polio holding on to a rail whilst they exercise their lower limbs. Physical therapy, also known as Physiotherapy in many English speaking… …   Wikipedia

  • physical therapy — noun therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities • Syn: ↑physiotherapy, ↑physiatrics • Derivationally related forms: ↑physiotherapeutic (for: ↑physiotherapy), ↑physiotherapist ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • physical therapy — physical therapist. 1. the treatment or management of physical disability, malfunction, or pain by exercise, massage, hydrotherapy, etc., without the use of medicines, surgery, or radiation. 2. the health profession that provides such care. [1920 …   Universalium

  • physical therapy — UK / US noun [uncountable] American physiotherapy Derived word: physical therapist noun countable Word forms physical therapist : singular physical therapist plural physical therapists …   English dictionary

  • physical therapy — noun Date: 1922 the treatment of disease by physical and mechanical means (as massage, regulated exercise, water, light, heat, and electricity) • physical therapist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • physical therapy — noun US term for physiotherapy. Derivatives physical therapist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy — The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) or Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPhysio) is a post baccalaureate three year degree conferred upon successful completion of a professional (entry level) clinical doctoral level professional or post professional… …   Wikipedia

  • physical therapist — physical therapy ► NOUN US ▪ the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage and exercise. DERIVATIVES physical therapist noun …   English terms dictionary

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