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Definitions and Synonyms of therapy | Another word for therapy | What is therapy?

Definition 1: (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where therapy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
  • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
  • heat therapy gave the best relief

(therapy is a kind of ...) professional treatment for illness or injury

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy based on engagement in meaningful activities of daily life, especially to enable or encourage participation in such activities in spite of impairments or limitations in physical or mental functions

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities

(... is a kind of therapy ) the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)

(... is a kind of therapy ) the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means

(... is a kind of therapy ) (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

(... is a kind of therapy ) treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions

(... is a kind of therapy ) any therapy intended to correct a disorder of speech

(... is a kind of therapy ) deliberately lowering the body's temperature for therapeutic purposes

"refrigeration by immersing the patient's body in a cold bath"

(... is a kind of therapy ) the use of heat to treat a disease or disorder; heating pads or hot compresses or hot-water bottles are used to promote circulation in peripheral vascular disease or to relax tense muscles

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy consisting of the administration of a pharmacological agent to cause thrombolysis of an abnormal blood clot

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy based on a theory that taking very large doses of vitamins will prevent or cure physical or psychological disorders

(... is a kind of therapy ) the act of treating with medicines or remedies

(... is a kind of therapy ) the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in baths or massage

(... is a kind of therapy ) the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

(... is a kind of therapy ) treatment of a specific defect

"the correction of his vision with eye glasses"

(... is a kind of therapy ) the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapeutic exposure to sunlight

(... is a kind of therapy ) hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy designed to produce immunity to a disease or to enhance resistance by the immune system

(... is a kind of therapy ) the use of infrared radiation (as by infrared lamps or heating pads or hot water bottles) to relieve pain and increase circulation to a particular area of the body

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy in which water or oxygen or a drug is introduced into the respiratory tract with inhaled air

(... is a kind of therapy ) therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues

(therapy belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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