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
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In a chapter on health and medicine, Lane documents early Mongol medicinal practices, Chinese medicine, the use of acupuncture and moxibustion, bone-setting, and medical diagnoses.
Models were also made for the bone-setting plate and screws used in artificial jaw joints that joined the fractured patients' jaws.
He has crippling arthritis caused by incompetent bone-setting following a hit and run many years ago and has been trying for seven years to get something done about it.
Iioka, who runs a bone-setting clinic in Ibaraki Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, said that, using the Chinese national as an intermediary, he traveled to Fujian Province.