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Descriptor English: Physical Therapy Specialty
Descriptor Spanish: Especialidad de Fisioterapia
Descriptor especialidad de fisioterapia
Scope note: Profesión sanitaria auxiliar en la cual los FISIOTERAPEUTAS utilizan MODALIDADES DE TERAPIA FÍSICA para prevenir, corregir y paliar alteraciones del movimiento de origen anatómico o fisiológico.
Descriptor Portuguese: Especialidade de Fisioterapia
Descriptor French: Kinésithérapie (spécialité)
Entry term(s): Physiotherapy Specialty
Specialty, Physical Therapy
Specialty, Physiotherapy
Therapy Specialty, Physical
Tree number(s): H02.010.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026761
Scope note: The auxiliary health profession by which PHYSICAL THERAPISTS make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiological origin.
Annotation: use for the specialty only; use MUSCULOSKELETAL MANIPULATIONS or PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES or their specifics for therapy
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Physical Therapy Techniques (1963-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2012; see PHYSICAL THERAPY (SPECIALTY) 2002-2011, see PHYSICAL THERAPY 1963-2001
History Note: 2012 (1963)
DeCS ID: 36319
Unique ID: D026761
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Physical Therapy Specialty - Preferred
Concept UI M0378771
Scope note The auxiliary health profession by which PHYSICAL THERAPISTS make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiological origin.
Preferred term Physical Therapy Specialty
Entry term(s) Physiotherapy Specialty
Specialty, Physical Therapy
Specialty, Physiotherapy
Therapy Specialty, Physical



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