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June 16, 1900

REPORT ON MASSAGE.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(24):1536-1538. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24610240028003f
Abstract

When we come across good things in medical literature it should be our duty and pleasure to pass them along to those who have not easy access to the same. Hence the need of occasional reports. That distinguished old mirror of the profession in England, The Lancet, has been rather slow in waking up to the merits of massage, yet what it has had to say of late on this subject is of so much importance that we can afford to let French and German literature rest for a time while we briefly report what our English cousins have been doing in this line.

In 1884 your reporter wrote that no more fertile field awaits the investigations of physiologists than that of ascertaining the similarities and differences existing between exercise and massage.1 Partly in fulfillment of this prophecy we present the following:

THE EFFECTS OF BATHS, MASSAGE AND EXERCISE 

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