The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment, prevention, and diagnosis of disease by essentially physical means, including manipulation, massage, and exercise, often with mechanical devices, and the application of heat, cold, electricity, radiation, and water.
The treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities, intended to restore or facilitate normal function or development.
Physiotherapy is another way of saying physical therapy, which is the treatment of an injury using specific exercises.
Find another word for physiatrics. In this page you can discover 3 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for physiatrics, like: physical medicine, physical-therapy and physiotherapy.