Definition of physiotherapy in English:

physiotherapy

Syllabification: phys·i·o·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌfizēōˈTHerəpē
 
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noun

British term for physical therapy.
More example sentences
  • Recovery can be aided by speech therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and counselling.
  • Video games have been used as a form of physiotherapy or occupational therapy in many different groups of people.
  • A trial might need people, for example, to provide physiotherapy or cognitive behaviour therapy.

Derivatives

physiotherapist

noun
More example sentences
  • The two occupational therapists and three physiotherapists delivering the interventions and the two independent assessors attended a two day training course.
  • Patients in the therapy group underwent a physical examination by physiotherapists, lasting up to one hour.
  • A multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, social workers, and occupational therapists cared for patients.

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