Definitions for "Physical medicine and rehabilitation"
The medical practice of diagnosing, treating, preventing, and rehabilitating conditions that result in physical impairments and disabilities. Also known as physiatry.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and care of physical disabilities resulting from a variety of medical conditions. These can include musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disease, cardiac-respiratory problems, amputations, and chronic pain.
Diagnosing, evaluating and treating patients with impairments and/or disabilities which involve musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiology and other body systems.
the use of exercise, prosthetics, and modalities such as heat, water and mild electrical current to maximize an individual's level of ability to physically function, often employed following illness or injury