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are thus held in proper place


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“Every patient should be trained in correct sitting. It is especially important that the patient should be made to appreciate what is a correct sitting attitude. This may be accomplished by the following simple method: —
Figures 1 to 5 (Plate A) illustrate a very simple method of acquiring a healthful poise. Figure 1 shows a lady sitting in the position commonly assumed in the ordinary chair. The proper sitting posture is shown in Figure 2. By a careful study of these two figures, the difference in position maintained will be readily apparent...“

John Harvey Kellogg (1852-1943 *). The Art of Massage: A Practical Manual for the Student, the Nurse and the Practitioner. Sixth Revised Edition, 1895
Princeton copy, digitized November 11, 2009

remarkable images throughout.

3 November 2013

posture; correct sitting
John Harvey Kellogg, The Art of Massage (1895)