Pain - a symptom of the body responding to abnormal processes that allow you to know that something may be going wrong.
Palpation - a procedure involving examination of the body to determine abnormalities
Paresthesia - is the loss or change in normal sensation
Parasympathetic - a part of the nervous system that controls and regulates the body systems
Pathology - a disease process
Pediatrics - the treatment and care for infants and children
Peripheral Nervous System - the part of the nervous system that connects the central nervous system to the rest of the body
Physiology - the science of all life processes, activities, and functions that are vital to survival
Pinched nerves - often used by patients to describe pain coming from their back or spine, but it may not actually be the reason for their pain
Posterior - towards the back of the body
Preventative care - also known as maintenance care, describes the care of an existing patient that is designed to prevent the worsening or recurrence of a certain condition after previous treatment has helped alleviate the problem.
Prognosis - the possible course and outcome of a given disease or injury as well as the chances of recovery
Prone - lying face down
Proprioceptors - are the sensory portion of the nerves that convey information to the brain about the movement and position of the body