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Dr. Ligeros apparently has taken up a twofold task. The first is to show that medicine has advanced very slowly, and in some respects not at all, since the days of ancient Greece. His second, and major thesis, is to demonstrate that "Chiropractic" or "rachiotherapy" was an important branch of treatment in the Hippocratic school, and is now, in spite of the reluctance of the medical profession to approve it, coming into its own as a modern therapeutic method.
Several quotations might be cited. On page 48: "Among the systems to be thus reborn is rachiopathy and rachiotherapy, rediscovered in
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How Ancient Healing Governs Modern Therapeutics.. Ann Intern Med. 1938;12:417. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-3-417
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(3):417.
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