|Bahaullah.ca - Gain a deeper and more complete understanding of the Bahai faith through the words of Bahaullah's writings, teachings and words. Visit Bahaullah.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesThe Surgical Dissection Of The Sterno-clavicular Or Tracheal Region And The Relative Position Of Its Main Bloodvessels Nerves &c
The law of symmetry governs the development of all structures...
Digestion is the process whereby the food we eat is turned int...
For slight burns, immerse the injured part in cold water, and ...
Eyes Failing Sight
This often comes as the result simply of an over-wearied body ...
The Use Of The Brain
LET us now consider instances where the brain alone i...
When long continued in connection with disease or accident, th...
See Consumption. ...
Ulcers Case Xxvii
Mrs. Wakefield, aged 36, had an extensive ulceration with exc...
Mitral Stenosis: Mitral Narrowing
This particular valvular defect occurs more frequently in wom...
By inserting the window plug shown in Fig. 6 the esophagus m...
Food In Illness
Light, easily digested food is of the first importance in many...
How To Get And Keep A Good Figure
Erect Position is the Result of Vigorous Health. Naturally an...
This is best treated by a good large BRAN POULTICE (see) on th...
From the preceding observations it would naturally be conclud...
Ulcers Case Xxv
The following case illustrates the superior efficacy of the l...
Esophagoscopy is demanded in every case in which a foreign b...
Unsuccessful Bronchoscopy For Foreign Bodies
The limitations of bronchoscopic removal of foreign bodies ar...
Where Our Drinking Water Comes From
Water Contained in our Food is Pure. Seeing that five-sixths ...
While the myocardium is the most important muscle structure...
Sprains Or Racks
A sprain is usually the result of some involuntary stress comi...
Feet Giving Way
Source: Papers On Health
Where there is a great deal of standing to be done by
any one, the feet sometimes yield more or less at the arch of the
instep. This becomes flattened, and even great pain ensues; lameness
sometimes follows. Young girls who have to stand much are especially
liable to suffer in this way. In the first place rest must be had.
Wise masters will provide due rest for their employees, foolish ones
overwork them. Rest is not against, but in favour of work; work cannot
be well done without due rest. The proper rest for feet such as we
speak of will be the most easy and comfortable position. Comfort is
the test of the right treatment. Bathe the feet in hot water for a good
while, using plenty of soap. Rub gently with hot olive oil, pressing
any displaced bones into, or near, their place. Carefully avoid giving
pain. Massage similarly with oil the whole limb, and also the back
(see Massage). Do this every day at least once. You may have months
to wait, but a sound limb is worth a good deal of patience. When
standing is absolutely necessary, strips of strong sticking plaster
passed down from above the ankle bones, and round under the instep,
Boots are better than shoes, and should be comfortably easy, with low
Previous: Feet Cold