Priessnitz, Vinzenz

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Priessnitz,

Vinzenz, Silesian peasant, 1799-1851.
Priessnitz compresses - the use of cold water as packs, showers, or baths as a therapeutic system.
Priessnitz method of treatment - the use of physical work, fresh air, diet, and exercise; may also include Priessnitz compresses.