Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: physio  fi-zee-ow
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
    "SHEN Therapy is used to treat certain chronic pain, anxiety and stress syndromes , as well as physio-emotional conditions such as gastric problems";
    - physical therapy [US], physiotherapy [Brit, Cdn], physiatrics
     
  2. Therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
    - physical therapist [US], physiotherapist [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: physios

Type of: healer, therapist, therapy

Encyclopedia: Physio