Atonia Gastrica (abdominal Relaxation)

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAchilles Rose

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...turn (Figs. III., IV., 4, Plate VIII.). There are also pieces applied to cover all strip ends, a total of eight different pieces. The Rosewater Adhesive Belt.--With the patient flat upon his back, a sufficient length of two to three inches wide zinc oxid adhesive plaster is fastened at its one end to the abdomen just above the pubes, then the abdomen is pushed up while sufficient traction is maintained upon the adhesive plaster until the other end is fastened upon the sternum parallel to it and strongly supporting the recti muscles. A similar strip is attached diagonally, the first end to the left of, adherent to, and lapping over the pubic end of the first strip, while maintaining traction upon the abdomen and extending diagonally to the left, upward and outward so as to fasten the strip smoothly over the ribs as far back as the spine. Upon the right side a similar strip is attached under similar abdominal traction to the right, and its distal end is made to meet and overlap the end from the left side, forming a single diagonally drawn girdle that completely overcomes the downward and forward abdominal drag, forming a strong support to the oblique and spinal muscles. A last piece of plaster is fastened by one end upon one hip and stretched horizontally across the abdomen so that its lower margin is just above thepubes, and the whole in crossing overlaps and fastens down the lower ends of all the other strips, while the distal end is firmly fastened to the opposite hip, acting as an additional girdle, preventing still more securely some of the downward and forward abdominal drag which is not always possible without it, and distributing upon the strong hip bones much of the abdominal weight, acting as a relief to the weak spine, the whole...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...turn (Figs. III., IV., 4, Plate VIII.). There are also pieces applied to cover all strip ends, a total of eight...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217684297

ISBN - 13:9780217684293

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