Chironian Volume 17

Chironian Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... in stiff joints following Ifractures, dislocations and sprains; and is also a valuable procedure in phthisis--the apices being vibrated through the arms and shoulders. Vibration has accomplished remarkable cures of ' some of the most difficult and delicate cases." Having desc1ibed to you the p1incipal procedures of Medical Gymnastics and their correct scientific application, I wish to say in closing that in those three words, --c0r red scienlific ap plication, lies the key to the success of Medical Gymnastics and Osteopathy. The methods I have endeavored to describe to you, and the definitions and rules of procedure are those of the Pure Swedish system as taught in the Royal Gymnastic Central Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, and at the Posse Gymnasium in Boston. To secure "rubbers" is easy and inexpensive--t0 secure trained, scientific operators is not only difficult in this city but very expensive. In Boston, thanks to the Posse School, it is easier, though not less expensive. Having had occasion in the past few years to employ many of them and watch their work on my cases of lateral curvature, I can assure you that there is as much difference in the result obtained from the work done by the "rubber," and the trained operator, as there is between the action of "any old drug," and the indicated remedy. I do not consider it necessary that you should all be taught Medical Gymnastics or Massage with the idea that you will want to use it personally; but I do believe that enough instruction in its theory and scientific application should be given in the college course to enable each and every one of you to know when to prescribe it as supplementary to your remedy, and to appreciate whether the operator you...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839293
  • 9781236839299