Medicine: Physiotherapists

Some 200 women and men, strong of arm and body, who earn their living as physiotherapists, sat down in a Los Angeles auditorium last week for a dance performance which was part entertainment, part instruction. Four strapping girls in short trunks rambled onto the stage, swung legs and arms, rotated feet, hands, heads, clenched fists, raised knees, arched backs, twisted torsos, squatted.

"This," declared Catherine A. Worthingham, San Jose physiotherapist, "demonstrates that the girl who wishes to dance is self-motivated. She knows that she must have strong, sensitive feet; that her body balance...

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