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bonesetters,

n.pl during the Renaissance and Middle Ages, professionals who manipulated the joints or spine to relieve pain or restore range of movement.
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With little more than wooden rulers, plasters and cotton, traditional bonesetters treat a wide range of injuries.
and informed us that the bonesetter had gone away for Christmas, so he would take us to his clinic instead.
Onuminya JE, Performance of a trained traditional bonesetter in primary fracture care.
And how could a bonesetter or chiropractor claim to compete with the obvious benefits of spinal surgery and other orthopedic procedures?
When Father Leufredus is called away to London indefinitely, however, Matilda is left to serve Red Peg the Bonesetter.
No sooner had the plaster been applied than King Abdulaziz appeared and demanded that a local bonesetter be called in to splint the bones in the proper Arab manner.
Ar waelod y label mae enw 'Richard Evans, Bonesetter, pwllheli.