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This is a well written plea in favor of massage as an important remedy in the treatment of certain chronic morbid conditions, and the necessity of distinguishing it from mere indiscriminate rubbing. Though written more particularly for non-professional readers, it may be read with profit by all. It is a pamphlet of 17 pages.
Massage; Its Mode of Application and Its Effects. JAMA. 1883;I(11):344. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390110024009
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