The Spas At Aix-les-bains And Marlioz, Savoy

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byFrancis Bertier

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THERAPEUTICS Rheumatism, acute and subacute--Arthritis--Rheumatoid Arthritis, or Osteo-Arthritis--Hydrarthrosis--Strumous and Rheumatismal Affections of Joints--Muscular Rheumatism--Sciatica Rheumatism is, of all diseases, the one which is most successfully treated by the waters of Aix. "These waters are specific as regards it," says Dr Lombard, of Geneva ('Une Cure aux Eaux d'Aix'). And Dr Guillard adds, "They have a right to claim for their portion--rheumatic affections, whether they be simple, or cum materia--those which M. Durand-Fardel attributes to the Mont Dore, and those even for which he does not find sufficient a beneficial thermality, a moderate amount of sulphur, and which demand, according to him, the waters of La Bourboule, and those of the sea. All, in fact, even after having resisted the artificial vapours of large cities, and natural waters more mineralized than ours, but less gifted as regards thermality, volume, mode of employment, thanks to our installation so ingeniously varied, find at Aix relief or cure" (' Compte-rendu des Eaux d'Aix en Savoie/ 1858. Par le Dr Guillaud). Acute rheumatism is one of the forms of this affection in which the action of the waters is most promptly felt, especially when the affection is recent. My father thus expresses himself on this subject in his Presidential Report for the year 1857. "Although it may be understood that the treatment by mineral waters is only applicable to chronic affections, it is not so in articular rheumatism. In this form of the disease, the thermal treatment can be tried with great success in the subacute stage; that is to say, immediately after the acute state has passed, the invalid ought to be sent to Aix as soon as he is able to bear the journey. The febrile state is...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THERAPEUTICS Rheumatism, acute and subacute--Arthritis--Rheumatoid Arthritis, or Osteo-Arthritis--Hydrarthrosis--Str...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217372198

ISBN - 13:9780217372190

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