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January 28, 1933

Modern Physical Therapy Technique.

JAMA. 1933;100(4):283. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740040051034

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Abstract

Charles L. Ireland, M.D., presumably, is the same Dr. Ireland who has been going about the country for some years giving "courses" on rectal disorders and other subjects. Some years ago Dr. Charles L. Ireland's name appeared on the stationery of the American Association for the Study of Spondylotherapy. He was given as a member of the "Board of Censors." Spondylotherapy, it will be recollected, was the earliest fad to be expounded by the late Albert Abrams. Spondylotherapy itself was a sort of glorified chiropractic.

Dr. Ireland's present book is what might be expected from one whose scientific background permitted him to espouse spondylotherapy. One learns from it that high blood pressure may be successfully treated with the sinusoidal current by placing one electrode directly over the third and fourth dorsal vertebrae and the other electrode over the tenth, eleventh and twelfth dorsal vertebrae. However, one must be careful about

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