A STUDY OF GONOCOCCUS METASTASIS; WITH REPORT OF A CASE

JAMES McCOLGAN
1904 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
This machine may be attached to the ordinary ribstool (Fig. 6) , or may have a quadrangular frame of gaspipe to support it (Fig. 7) . The weights are lifted by a lever, and the amount of weight varies according to the tolerance or resistance met in the individual cases. Patients can remain in this machine for a more pro¬ longed period than in the majority of corrective appli¬ ances, and for the past eight months I have found it a most helpful aid in the treatment of this class of cases. It
more » ... s of cases. It overcomes lordosis, straightens the. spine anteroposteriorly from end to end, strengthens the abdominal muscles, and by means of the weighted strap tends to overcome the rotation and lateral deviation (Fig. 8) .
doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92490590011001c fatcat:wyqpgzf74bdifir6y2z576ahze