bone setter


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A popular term for a person in Britain who practised various forms of spinoskeletal manipulation until the mid-1800s

bone setter,

n Latin name:
Cissus quadrangularis; parts used: leaves, stems, roots; uses: in Ayurveda pacifies vata and pitta doshas (sweet, light, dry), alterative, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, antiasthmatic, bone healing; precautions: skin irritation. Also called
asthisanhari or
hajora.
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Bone setter.
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Roedd yn gweithio ar fferm Talysarn, Rachub, a locsyn mawr ganddo, yn un o'r teulu Evans Bone Setters.
The above pilot reports (1-3) indicate that it is possible to educate bone setters and reduce morbidity.
As long as the menace of quacks is not controlled as long as bone setters are treating complex fractures with strips of wood and pieces of strings.