Dr Macaura's mechanical masager, 1905-1915.

 
Dr Macaura's mechanical masager, 1905-1915.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

Manufactured by British Appliances Manufacturing Co, Leeds, England, to improve blood circulation. The device was cranked like a hand drill, and the vibrating rubber tip was placed on the body surface to masage the region below. Certain forms of masage are used today to improve the circulation of the blood, which is esential to bring oxygen and nutrients, and remove waste products from all parts of the body.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10290009

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