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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, treatment

Encyclopedia: Physio