Something for the weekend: Public dissection was a gruesome spectacle (magazine) Bodies Beyond Borders. Moving Anatomies 1750-1950 (book review) Galvani's voltaic pile c.1800 (image) Michel Foucault: The Order of Things (hagiography) How Should We Read the Totalitarian Philosophers? (blog) Medical Cadaver Dissection, Power, and Inequality in the United States (blog) Remembering Gary Gutting (blog) Heideggerian Phenomenology, Practical Ontologies and the Link Between Experience and Practices (article) Five warning signs of overdiagnosis (magazine) Medical Misadventure in an Age of Professionalisation (article) Health Check: do we really need to take 10,000 … [Read more...] about CPN Digest #22
MECHANICAL MEDICINE Exploring the History of Healing by Exercise, Manipulation and Massage. 23 May 2019, Science Museum, London. A symposium at the Science Museum, London, organised by Dr Kay Nias (Medicine Galleries Research Fellow). ‘Physical medicine’ or ‘physical therapy’ has ancient origins. For thousands of years, people with illnesses and disabilities have been treated with physio-therapeutic techniques including exercise, manipulation and massage, as well as air, water, heat and cold, electricity and light. These various healing methods have rich and diverse histories that span time, cultures and medical traditions. While documentary evidence representing the … [Read more...] about Call for Papers: Mechanical medicine – Exploring the History of Healing by Exercise, Manipulation and Massage.
The first of our Critical Physiotherapy Course sessions titled The architecture of Movement will be running in just 2 weeks time. The times for various locations around the world are listed below. Location Local Time Time Zone UTC Offset Auckland (New Zealand - Auckland) Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 8:00:00 a.m. NZDT UTC+13 hours London (United Kingdom - England) Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 7:00:00 p.m. GMT UTC New York (USA - New York) Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 2:00:00 p.m. EST UTC-5 hours Los Angeles (USA - California) Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 11:00:00 a.m. PST UTC-8 hours Berlin (Germany - Berlin) Wednesday, 20 February … [Read more...] about The first Critical Physiotherapy Course session starts in 2 weeks