attempted medical remediation of a health problem, usually following a diagnosis
Therapy, in the medical field also called treatment, is what people do to try to solve or care for a health problem, physical or mental. When a person is ill or injured, a doctor may make a medical diagnosis and then recommend a therapy to try to make the person well. The therapy can be, for example, medications (drugs), surgery or a change of diet. Therapy may be offered at work to help people with stress.
The English Wiktionary has a dictionary definition (meanings of a word) for: therapy
A person who does therapy as a job is called a therapist. There are many kinds of therapists. for example:
Medical treatments may have four results:
- No effect at all.
- A therapeutic effect is a good result.
- An adverse effect is a bad result.
- A side-effect is an unwanted effect from therapy. For example, taking medications as tablets or injections may cause many sorts of side-effects. Examples are headaches, nausea, rash, constipation, blurred vision and others. Radiotherapy can also cause side effects of nausea, rash on the skin, and vomiting, for example.
- ↑ "Therapy at work: banks and law firms among those offering counselling as staff perk". Financial Times. 2023-03-12. Retrieved 2023-03-13.
- ↑ "Physical therapist Jobs". Alternative Hub. Archived from the original on 3 May 2019. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
- "Chapter Nine of the Book of Medicine Dedicated to Mansur, with the Commentary of Sillanus de Nigris" is an old book written in Latin. It was written in 1483. It has parts about therapy in it.