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Oakley Smith Connective Tissue Monograph 1919 1st Ed Chiropractic Naprapathy Med
1919. "The Connective Tissue Monograph, Naprapathic Connectivology" by Oakley Smith. First edition. Published by the Chicago College of Naprapathy, Chicago, 1919. Measures 7.75" x 11", 47 pages. With a four page pull-out filled with 25 illustrations. The book is in very good condition. Light wear to the boards and spine. The front hinge is starting. Faint foxing to the verso of the pull-out pages. Gentle toning to the textblock. The textblock is largely clean, bright, unmarked, and complete. Dr. Oakley Smith was one of a handful of early chiropractors to study under Daniel David Palmer (D. D. Palmer), considered the founder of modern chiropractic. While he attending Medical School, University at Iowa,Smith enlisted the help of his brother Horton to preform manual manipulations he had developed and to see their effects on his connective tissues. Oakley Smith had been stricken with Scarlet Fever as a child, which left him weak, grey, pale, and thin the majority of his life. He was determined to heal himself through manipulations of connective tissues to repair the damage to his ligaments. After the two years of treatment, aided by his brother, Smith felt more energized and considered himself cured. He left medical school and proceeded to work at a clinic, using the methods he had developed, to treat patients for free. Many patients wished to be taught by him and so Dr. Oakley Smith founded the Chicago School of Naprapathy. Through extensive research, Dr. Smith discovered that damaged connective tissues would create scar-like condition that aggravated nerves. Thus he created t … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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