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View in Spanish: Especialista en rehabilitación

Rehabilitation specialist (REE-huh-BIH-lih-TAY-shun SPEH-shuh-list)
A healthcare professional who helps people recover from an illness or injury and return to daily life. Examples of rehabilitation specialists are physical therapists and occupational therapists.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.