Monday, March 11, 2019


therapy -

Therapy (in Greek: θεραπεία), or treatment, is the remediation of health problems, usually following a diagnosis. The person who does the therapy is called a therapist.

In the medical field, the word therapy is synonymous with the word treatment. Among psychologists, this word refers to psychotherapy. Preventive or therapeutic therapy Prophylaxis is a treatment intended to prevent the emergence of medical conditions.

  An example is the number of vaccines to prevent infection. Abortive therapy is a treatment intended to stop the medical condition from further development. Treatment performed on the earliest signs of the onset of the disease, such as the symptoms of migraine headaches, is an abortive therapy. Supportive therapy is a therapy that does not treat or improve the underlying conditions, but improves patient comfort.