Medical Massage: The application of massage techniques to treat specific physical conditions, sometimes by diagnosis of a physician. Medical-massage therapists have extended training.
Orthopedic Massage: Combining some elements of sports and medical massage, orthopedic massage integrates ten modalities to treat soft-tissue pain and injury. Emphasis is placed on understanding both the injury . . . View Full Definition
Budzek Medical Massage Therapy: Developed by Jeffrey Budzeky, RN, Budzek Medical Massage Therapy is designed to relieve acute and chronic pain resulting from muscle, nerve, and joint disorders. This multi-modality therapy . . . View Full Definition
Medical Monitoring: A set of medical tests and physical exams specifically designed to evaluate whether an individual's exposure could negatively affect that person's health.
Medical Advisory Committee: Committee whose purpose is to review general medical management issues brought to it by the medical director.
Medical Necessity: Medical necessity is a term used to refer to a course of treatment seen as the most helpful for the specific health symptoms you are experiencing. The course of treatment is determined joint . . . View Full Definition
Medical Savings Account (MSA): A trust that employees of small businesses may establish to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Medical Underwriting: The evaluation of health questionnaires submitted by all proposed plan members to determine the insurability of the group.
Medical Savings Accounts (MSA): Savings accounts designated for out-of-pocket medical expenses. In an MSA, employers and individuals are allowed to contribute to a savings account on a pre-tax basis and carry over the unus . . . View Full Definition
Medical Astrology: The branch of astrology devoted to the study of the human body, disease and health according to astrological symbolism portrayed in a horoscope.
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.