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Palpitation Of The Heart

This is commonly a symptomatic or sympathetic affection--rare...

Benign Growths In The Larynx

Benign growths in the larynx are easily and accurately remova...

Bronchoscopic Oxygen Insufflation

Bronchoscopic oxygen insufflation is a life-saving measure eq...

Condition Of The Throat And Other Internal Organs

The condition of the _throat_ requires the most constant atte...


The swallowing function can be studied only with the fluoros...

Dr Jerome Kidder's Electro-magnetic Machine

On opening the machine-box, as it comes from the manufacturer...

Difficulties Of Esophagoscopy

The beginner may find the esophagoscope seemingly rigidly fi...

Fever Scarlet Or Scarlatina

As a first precaution, when an epidemic of this exists, childr...


See Constipation. ...

Congenital And Pathological Deformities Of The Prepuce And Urethra Stricture And Mechanical Obstructions Of The Urethra

When any of the central organs of the body presents in a fo...

Aortic Stenosis Aortic Obstruction

Valvular disease at the aortic orifice is much less common th...

To Prevent Cholera

_Camphor_ (_pellets medicated_ with the pure tincture) _Verat...


See Boil. ...

Inflammation Of The Bowels - Enteritis

This consists in inflammation of the muscular and peritoneal ...


There are two more or less distinct stages of this serious tro...

Eruptive Cutaneous Diseases

Take A D current, pretty vigorous force in acute cases; mild ...


The chief traumatic factors in chronic laryngeal stenosis ar...


The esophagoscope, like the bronchoscope, is a hollow brass ...

Chest Pains

See Angina Pectoris. ...

Angina Pectoris

In a variety of cases, more or less severe spasmodic pains are...

Club Foot

Source: Papers On Health

Children are not unfrequently born with this deformity in
one or other of its various shapes. The cause is to be sought in such a
defective state of the nervous system as hinders the proper growth of
these parts. If the nerves are treated rightly, the limbs will so grow
that the defect will disappear. We speak from positive knowledge of
cases so cured.

Treatment must first stimulate the spinal nerves; gentle, continued
rubbing on each side of the spine with hot olive oil will do this.
Proceed, after some time of this, to rub and knead the haunch, thigh,
and leg with the same hot oil. Continue this, gradually descending,
until the defective foot is reached and similarly treated. We have
known even adults cured in this way, with perseverance. Ten or fifteen
minutes of this treatment before a fire, or in a warm room, every
night, will do wonders. A skilful surgeon can do much to remedy this,
but one really skilful should be chosen. See Massage.

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