Glossary Term:

Title

rehabilitation

Phonetic

<b>re</b>-huh-<b>bill</b>-ih-<b>TAY</b>-shun

Description

activities to help a person adjust, heal, and return to a full, productive life after injury or illness. This may involve physical restoration (such as the use of prostheses, exercises, and physical therapy), counseling, and emotional support. See also prosthesis, physical therapist, occupational therapist.