World War One serviceman receiving treatment
4 June, 1919
Image S13-018b Hocken Collections, Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago
This photograph depicts a returned serviceman from World War One receiving electrical stimulation of the thigh muscles with a Faradic battery and button electrode. Faradic stimulation of muscles was carried out to prevent wasting and disuse in the presence of nerve injuries and fractures.
Otago Witness, “World War One serviceman receiving treatment,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 17, 2019, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/8069.
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