Starting with A for "ACE inhibitor" and continuing through to Y for "Yolk Sac Tumour", we give you succinct explanations for scientific and medical terms in clear and simple words.
- ErgotherapyGeneral term for occupational and physiotherapy for various conditions, including osteoporosis, stiff shoulder, stroke, diseases of the spine, etc.. Ergotherapy may be related to various medical disciplines, such as neurology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The aim of the therapy is the preservation, restoration or improvement of the independence of the patient. Ergotherapy starts with and is based on the abilities of the patient which are still present. Ergotherapy supports independent activity and this improves self-confidence.
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