Definition of physiatrics in English:

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physiatrics

Pronunciation: /ˌfizēˈatriks/

plural noun

[treated as singular] North American
Another term for physical therapy.
Example sentences
  • Physiatrics on the other hand, is a readily available modality than can restore much useful function and reverse the contractures.
  • Complementary balneotherapy, physiatrics, massages, etc., combined with the high professional standard of Spa's staff increase basic healing effects.

Derivatives

physiatric

adjective

physiatrist

Pronunciation: /ˌfizēˈatrist/ /fiˈzīəˌtrist/
noun
Example sentences
  • Care of the technology-dependent young adult should be incorporated into the training programs of adult pulmonologists, adult neurologists, physiatrists, sleep medicine specialists, and internists.
  • Consultation with a physical therapist or physiatrist to design a program to mobilize the patient and prevent contractures may be an important component to the management of rigidity and spasticity.
  • In one previous study published by the same authors, acupuncture and biofeedback were the two most common alternative therapies recommended by physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation medical specialists).

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Syllabification: phys·i·at·rics

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