Osteopathy complete

Hudson-Kimberly publishing co., 1898.

Elmer D. Barber.

page 447-448

DISLOCATION OF THE COCCYX.

TREATMENT.

1. Manipulate the muscles carefully and very thoroughly in the immediate region of the coccyx.

2. Dip the finger in vaseline, and pass carefully up therectum, and with the thumb and finger endeavor to work the coccyx gradually back to it normal position. Care must be taken not to use a great deal of strength, but to gain a little each treatment until the desired result is attained.

A great many very stubborn cases of the above diseases have been cured by simply reducing a dislocation of the coccyx.

The internal treatment should not be given oftener than once a week.

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