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Hubbard Hydrotherapy Tank

Two men are being tended to in tanks of water
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Carlos Andreson; 1943; Framed Dimensions 26H X 28W
Accession #: 88-159-O as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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In this device, victims of joint injuries, paralysis, arthritis, and other ailments are effectively treated. The warmth of the water relaxes muscle spasms, and the size and shape of the tank permit the patient, with the aid of corpsmen, to perform prescribed exercises. 

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