Definition of physical therapy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


physical therapy

BrE BrE//ˌfɪzɪkl ˈθerəpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɪzɪkl ˈθerəpi//
(US English) (British English physiotherapy, informal physio) [uncountable]
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the treatment of disease, injury or weakness in the joints or muscles by exercises, massage and the use of light and heat
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