The diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability by physical and mechanical means, such as massage, regulated exercise, water, light, heat and electricity.
The medical diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect movement or cause chronic pain such as stroke, arthritis, defects in the extremities and back/neck pain.
concerned with helping patients recover from or overcome disabilities or impairments caused by injury, illness, or neurologic conditions such as strokes. Includes examining and testing patients to establish a rehabilitation program that may involve therapeutic exercise, prosthetics or mechanical and electrical devices.