Meaning of physiotherapy in English:


Pronunciation /ˌfɪzɪə(ʊ)ˈθɛrəpi/

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mass nounmainly British
  • The treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery.

    ‘he was placed on dialysis before undergoing two years of gruelling physiotherapy as he learned to walk again’
    • ‘Recovery can be aided by speech therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and counselling.’
    • ‘Video games have been used as a form of physiotherapy or occupational therapy in many different groups of people.’
    • ‘A trial might need people, for example, to provide physiotherapy or cognitive behaviour therapy.’
    • ‘She said physiotherapy, occupational therapy and rehabilitation could be all be provided at home.’
    • ‘Each day is a regime of exercises and physiotherapy, a routine designed to restore as much normality as possible.’