Definition of physiatry in English:

physiatry

Pronunciation /ˌfɪzɪˈatri/ /fɪˈzʌɪətri/

noun

North American Medicine
  • A branch of medicine dealing with the treatment of injury, disability, and disease using exercise, massage, mechanical aids, and various other physical methods (electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, etc.).

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Dorland's Medical Dictionary. From physio- + -iatry.