The medical treatments provided by manual means such as massage or other types of mechanical devices.

Alternative labels

medical therapy by mechanical method
medical treatment by mechanical mean
medical treatment by mechanical methods
treatment of diseases by mechanical means
treatment of disease by mechanical devices
treatment of diseases by mechanical mean
medical therapy by mechanical methods
treatment of disease by mechanical device
medical treatment by mechanical means

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Mechanotherapy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Mechanotherapy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Occupational therapist: Occupational therapists assist individuals or groups who have occupational limitations due to diseases, physical disorders, and temporary or permanent mental disabilities, in regaining their ability to perform daily activities. They provide treatment and rehabilitation to enable them to actively participate in society, to live their lives according to their wishes and to perform those activities that are meaningful to them.
Occupational therapy assistant: Occupational therapy assistants support occupational therapists by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement. They work under the supervision of an occupational therapist.





  1. Mechanotherapy – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022