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physiotherapy

noun [U]     /ˌfɪz.i.əʊˈθer.ə.pi/ US  /-oʊ-/ UK (UK informal physio, US physical therapy)
the treatment of muscle stiffness, pain, and injury, especially by rubbing and moving the sore partsPhysiotherapy, massage and osteopathyMedical studies and the people who study them
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