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Massage and Remedial Exercises

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1932
  • Noël M. Tidy
  • English
  • eBook
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Massage and Remedial Exercises: In Medical and Surgical Conditions describes the principles of certain forms of massage and remedial exercises for specific medical and surgical condition. This book is composed of 23 chapters. Considerable chapters are devoted to treatment of fractures, along with suggestions of approximate dates on which to begin the movements. Other chapters cover the treatment options for central nervous system, motor and sensory neurons, and muscle diseases. Different forms of deformities and constitutional, heart, blood, respiratory organ, abdominal, and pelvic diseases are considered in the last chapters. This book is directed primarily toward medical gymnasts.

Hydrotherapy and Physiotherapy

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 1931
  • Lionel C. E. Calthrop
  • English
  • eBook
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Hydrotherapy and Physiotherapy for Bath Attendants, Nurses and Biophysical Assistants considers the general principles and practice of hydrology and physiotherapy. This book is composed of two parts encompassing nine chapters. Part I deals first with the general principles of hydrology and hydrotherapy, followed by discussions on the application of water in motion in various forms, such as steam vapor, compresses, and hot air. Part II examines first the basic principles of physiotherapy, including the nature and properties of the physical forces that can be used for treatment. This part looks into forces or rays used medically, such as electro-magnetic, heat, light, actinic, X-rays, and radium rays. This book is directed to those who want to become bath attendants, nurses, and biophysical attendants.