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The recent papers in the Journal of the American Medical Association discussing massage have been of much interest and of much worth to the general practitioner. It is to be regretted that this valuable remedial measure is not more widely appreciated by all who deal with pathologic conditions of the female pelvis. There is nothing in its technic that may not be done by the general practitioner with a good knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the pelvis, and with ordinary dexterity. My attention was forcibly called to the subject six years ago by Dr. Dudley, of the New York Post-Graduate School, and the results I have since obtained have been a source of much satisfaction to me. I will report two recent cases, not because they surpass the success of the previous ones, but because they are recent, and because they serve as an example of what can
BARBOUR LP. PELVIC MASSAGE. JAMA. 1899;XXXII(12):656–657. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.92450390022001k
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