Medicine: Physical Therapy

Physical therapy comprises the use of physical, chemical and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, massage and exercise. Until after the War U. S. doctors left those useful means of treatment largely to quacks who did so much ignorant mischief that the regular practitioners were obliged to form the American College of Physical Therapy. Last week the College met in Chicago.

As usual at such meetings there were dozens of clinical demonstrations and batches of talks—to wit:

X-ray (in proper hands) eases pain and helps cure boils, carbuncles, cancer, neuritis, neuralgia (Dr....

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