History of Osteopathy; And Twentieth-Century Medical Practice

History of Osteopathy; And Twentieth-Century Medical Practice

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...the action of the governor in this case was an outrage upon civil liberty and constitutional rights. I want to say again that the governor did just what the physicians of Georgia wanted him to do, nothing more and nothing less. "The idea of Governor Candler vetoing this bill because it would give Dr. M. C. Hardin the right to administer medicine, when the osteopathist no more pours calomel and oil down his patients than the maker of a Steinway piano would open up its chords and pour calomel and dovers powders in on the piano to put it in tune. No true osteopathist ever gave a pill or powder. They are no kin to Christian Scientists, and they do n't run with the faith cure crowd. It is a science based on anatomy and physiology. If the governor had seen what I have seen and knew what I know about it, he would have signed and approved that bill if every M. D. in America had been hounding at his feet.." The late John R. Musick was a well known magazine writer and author of the "Columbian Historical Novels," which were greatly admired by President McKinley. He gives the following testimony: "I am often asked my opinion in regard to the newly discovered science of Osteopathy. The world is perhapsmore interested in the art of healing diseases than in any other subject. Being so.fortunate as to enjoy a long acquaintance with Dr. A. T. Still, the discoverer of the science, and having for years witnessed the results from osteopathic treatment, I am capable of saying that the science is one of the greatest blessings to mankind. I have seen the lame made to walk, the blind to see, the paralytic restored to health, and many snatched, as it were, from the grave. 'I have seen old chronic diseases which have defied the...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236968735
  • 9781236968739