Hydrotherapy treatments. Wet packs for treating the the kidney (top) and spine (middle). Bottom: sitz-bath and half-bath. One

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Hydrotherapy treatments. Wet packs for treating the the kidney (top) and spine (middle). Bottom: sitz-bath and half-bath. One
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Image ID: D96PB2
Hydrotherapy treatments. Wet packs for treating the the kidney (top) and spine (middle). Bottom: sitz-bath and half-bath. One of the oldest forms of medical treatment, hydrotherapy enjoyed a resurgence in popularity in the late 19th century. From 'Die Neue Heilmethode Lehrbuch' by M Platen. (Berlin, c1902).