Definition of physiatrist in English:

physiatrist

noun

  • See physiatrics

    • ‘Consultation with a physical therapist or physiatrist to design a program to mobilize the patient and prevent contractures may be an important component to the management of rigidity and spasticity.’
    • ‘Care of the technology-dependent young adult should be incorporated into the training programs of adult pulmonologists, adult neurologists, physiatrists, sleep medicine specialists, and internists.’
    • ‘Reports from the family physician, an orthopaedic surgeon, a neurologist and a physiatrist were filed.’
    • ‘In one previous study published by the same authors, acupuncture and biofeedback were the two most common alternative therapies recommended by physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation medical specialists).’
    • ‘I began making phone calls and located a physiatrist and plastic surgeon in Long Beach, CA, more than 250 miles away.’