therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
Syn: ↑physical therapist
Derivationally related forms: ↑physiotherapy, ↑physical therapy (for: ↑physical therapist)
Hypernyms: ↑therapist, ↑healer
Hyponyms: ↑massager

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