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Descriptor in English: Physical Therapy Modalities
Descriptor in Spanish: Modalidades de Fisioterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Modalidades de Fisioterapia
Descriptor in French: Techniques de physiothérapie
Entry term(s): Group Physiotherapies
Group Physiotherapy
Modalities, Physical Therapy
Modality, Physical Therapy
Neurological Physiotherapy
Neurophysiotherapy
Physical Therapy Modality
Physical Therapy Technique
Physical Therapy Techniques
Physiotherapies (Techniques)
Physiotherapies, Group
Physiotherapy (Techniques)
Physiotherapy, Group
Physiotherapy, Neurological
Techniques, Physical Therapy
Tree number(s): E02.779
E02.831.535
Scope note: Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with the specialty PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
NU nursing
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 2006 (2002)
See also the descriptors: Postoperative Care MeSH
DeCS UI: 29507
Descriptor UI: D026741
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2018/06/14
Physical Therapy Modalities - Preferred
Concept UI M0378753
Scope note Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
Preferred term Physical Therapy Modalities
Entry term(s) Modalities, Physical Therapy
Modality, Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Modality
Physical Therapy Technique
Physical Therapy Techniques
Physiotherapies (Techniques)
Physiotherapy (Techniques)
Techniques, Physical Therapy
Group Physiotherapy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000636202
Preferred term Group Physiotherapy
Entry term(s) Group Physiotherapies
Physiotherapies, Group
Physiotherapy, Group
Neurological Physiotherapy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000598808
Scope note Treatment of individuals who have neurological impairments such as traumatic brain injury or stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and Parkinson's disease.
Preferred term Neurological Physiotherapy
Entry term(s) Neurophysiotherapy
Physiotherapy, Neurological



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