Graefenberg

Grae·fen·berg

(grā'fĕn-bĕrg),
Ernst, German gynecologist in U.S., 1881-1957. See: Graefenberg ring.
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A farmer in the town of Graefenberg, Austria, in the early 1800s, Priessnitz observed the healing powers of cold water with its attendant heating reaction.
According to Medical Blunders by Robert Youngson and Ian Schott (a must for any self-respecting hypochondriac), the treatment at his spa in Graefenberg was simple, but highly popular ...
The catalyst here was Dr James Wilson, whose visit to Graefenberg in Silesia (home of Vincent Priessnitz) had convinced him of the power of water to cure all known ills.