Beginning of medicine
Physicians of Ancient Egypt were in the environment of Egyptian paganism, based on the cult of animals (totems). Each Egyptian nome (city-state) had its sacred animal or bird: a rabbit, a lion, a bull, a RAM, a Falcon, an IBIS, etc.
The main gods of healing was considered the God of wisdom and The goddess of motherhood and fertility, ISIS.
The ancient Egyptians thought the afterlife a continuation of the earth, and that these views led to the desire to preserve the dead body from corruption to embalm him. Practice of embalming the Egyptians were apparently the first source of knowledge about the structure of the human body. Embalming required the use of various chemicals, which indirectly contributed to the formation of ideas about the nature of chemical reactions. Moreover, it is assumed that the name “chemistry” comes from the ancient name of Egypt is “Kemet”.
The Egyptians knew of major organs: heart, blood vessels, bones, intestines, muscles, etc. to Them belongs the first description of the brain. In E. Smith papyrus, the brain moves in the open wound of the skull is compared to “a boiling copper”. Egyptian doctors associated brain damage with impaired function of other body parts. They were aware of motor paralytically when wound to the head. Continue reading
Physical therapy — treatment using natural and artificially created physical factors such as currents, magnetic fields, light, water, air, heat, ultrasound and so on.
Physical therapy is the perfect complement, and in some cases the main method of treatment of various diseases. It is indispensable in rehabilitation and recovery after illness, to prevent relapse of diseases, strengthening the child’s body.
Physical therapy effects painless . have low side effects and few contraindications, which is especially important when treating children, compatible with the drug therapy.
Modern high-tech devices for physical therapy give your doctor the possibility of limited and local impact on the individual organs of the body, externally and penetrating deeply into the body. Given these opportunities, physical therapy has become widely used in children from an early age and in various diseases. Continue reading