These 10 Medical Treatments From The Past Are Horrifying. Please, Stay In The Past… Especially #6.
#1 Tanning babies to offset winter rickets in the Chicago Orphan Asylum (1925).
#2 A Walter Reed physiotherapy (1920s).
#3 An obstetric model used to help students learn about childbirth in an Italian medical school (1700-1800).
#4 A shy woman and her full artificial leg (1890-1900).
#5 A field kit for a Civil War surgeon (1860s).
#6 Dr. Clark’s Spinal Apparatus advertisement (1878).
#7 Lewis Sayre’s scoliosis treatment (1850-1900).
#8 Antique birthing chair (1800s).
#9 Early surgical procedure using ether as an anesthetic (1855-1860).
#10 A neurological exam with electrical device (1884).
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