Autobiography of Andrew T. Still: With a History of the Discovery and Development of the Science of Osteopathy, Together with an Account of the Founding of the American School of Osteopathy

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The author, 1897 - Osteopathic Medicine - 460 pages
 

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curious about osteopathy? this book is an amazing look into the thoughts of the man who brought this science to life. brilliant for any ten fingered osteopath in training who can read between the lines.
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Contents

I
15
III
34
V
53
VII
61
IX
83
XI
93
XIII
104
XV
112
XXXI
259
XXXII
273
XXXIV
286
XXXVI
294
XXXVIII
308
XXXIX
320
XL
338
XLII
358

XVII
121
XVIII
137
XX
146
XXII
175
XXIV
201
XXVI
214
XXVIII
229
XXIX
245
XLIII
365
XLV
371
XLVI
380
XLVII
394
XLIX
403
L
412
LII
425
LIV
451

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Page 172 - On this day of , 19 , before me personally appeared AB (or AB and CD), to me known to be the person (or persons) described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he (or they) executed the same as his (or their) free act and deed.
Page 168 - January 23, 1919, as the same appears on file and of record in this office. In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the great seal of the State of Missouri. Done at the city of Jefferson, this 10th day of December, AD 1919.
Page 168 - ... object of this corporation is to establish a College of Osteopathy, the design of which is to improve our present system of surgery, obstetrics, and treatment of diseases generally, and place the same on a more rational and scientific basis, and to impart information to the medical profession, and to grant and confer such honors and degrees as are usually granted and conferred by reputable medical colleges...
Page 172 - ... This is a writ of error to the Circuit Court of the United States for the district of Massachusetts. The pleadings and facts in the case, and the points in controversy, are briefly yet clearly stated in the exception and opinion of the court, as set forth in the transcript, in the following words : " Be it remembered, that at a term of the Circuit Court of the United States...
Page 110 - It appears perfectly reasonable to any person born above the condition of an idiot, who has familiarized himself with anatomy and its working with the machinery of life, that all diseases are mere effects, the cause being a partial or complete failure of the nerves to properly conduct the fluids of life.
Page 223 - The human body is a machine run by the unseen force called life, and that it may be run harmoniously it is necessary that there be liberty of blood, nerves, and arteries from the generatingpoint to destination.
Page 3 - ... of its known elements as has made discoverable certain organic laws and remedial resources within the body itself, by which nature under the scientific treatment peculiar to osteopathic practice, apart from all ordinary methods of extraneous, artificial or...
Page 396 - SU'RGERY. There can be no rational doubt that surgery (Gr. clieir, the hand ; ergon, work, signifying the manual interference, by means of instruments or otherwise, in cases of bodily injury, as distinguished from the practice of medicine, which denotes the treatment of internal diseases by means of drugs) is as old as man himself.
Page 314 - ... bones interferes with the flow of vital forces."1 And their claims happened to be correct, but this he repudiated. Last century, bone-setting was reduced to a science by Dr. Andrew Still of Kansas, USA, who named it osteopathy. He had a somewhat mystical trait in his character and made the remark : " God is the Father of Osteopathy and I am not ashamed of the child of His mind.
Page 171 - ... gives it authority to fill all vacancies and to increase the number of members. Article five of this charter is as follows : " That said board of trustees and their successors for a period of fifty years shall have full power and authority to appoint a faculty toteach such sciences and arts as are usually taught in medical colleges, and in addition thereto the science of Osteopathy ; to fill vacancies in the faculty, to remove the same, to declare the tenures and duties of all officers and teachers...

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