Algodystrophy pp 124-127 | Cite as

Physical Treatment

  • Paul Doury
  • Yves Dirheimer
  • Serge Pattin

Abstract

Physical modalities include all therapies which deliver energy in any form to the tissue. Thus the oldest physiotherapy is the mechanical energy afforded by massage, and the most sophisticated, in its mode of production as well as its effects, is roentgentherapy.

Keywords

Arthritis Phosphorus Microwave Osteoporosis Peri 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Doury
    • 1
  • Yves Dirheimer
    • 2
  • Serge Pattin
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de Rhumatologie des ArméesHôpital BéginSaint-MandéFrance
  2. 2.Service de NeuroradiologieCentre Hospitalier UniversitaireStrasbourg CédexFrance

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