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Therapeutic exercise and massage are techniques that are currently widely used in physical medicine and rehabilitation practice. It is of interest, therefore, that these methods had been used as far back as 1780, when Tissot's original work first appeared in print in French. It was soon translated into German, Italian, and Swedish, but an English translation did not appear until 1964 as the present volume, which contains not only the English translation but facsimiles in French, German, Italian, and Swedish. As such it is a rather unique contribution to our literature.
It is remarkable to note that modern physical medicine
Tissot's Medicinal and Surgical Gymnastics.. Ann Intern Med. ;63:354–355. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-2-354_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(2):354-355.
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