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n. - A method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents.

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  • The agency also said patients undergoing a deep tissue heat treatment known as diathermy shouldn't be implanted with Reclaim.
  • Clausnizer has made an investigation of the influence of diathermy on intra-ocular tension.
  • The D'Arsonval machine was a type of Violet Ray Generator, and Nagelschmidt apparatus was diathermy.
  • Part of it traces its ancestry to diathermy equipment; another feature is derived from metal enameling processes. for more
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