electrotherapy electrotherapy

Definition(s):

  • (n) the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)

Usage(s):

  1. After eight weeks of electrotherapy, Brachfield has shed cast and crutches and is walking normally again.
  2. During three years as a political prisoner, Strachan recounted, he frequently saw black prisoners whipped, kicked and tortured with shocks from an electrotherapy machine.
  3. Imagine a budding Chicago gunman, suspected but not convicted of enough to justify electrotherapy, being disgraced by sentence to hospital.

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