Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Samuel Howard Monell

  • Electrotherapy

    Dr. Samuel Howard Monell was a vigorous supporter of electrotherapy, claiming that just about every disease, from acne to serious internal diseases, could be cured by electrotherapy. To support his theory he published an account of a boy who was reportedly frail as an infant but grew up healthy thanks to this device. The device…