History

Rheumatism- Its Cause and Cure – Strength Magazine – October, 1924

What we call “rheumatism” probably contains less actual rheumatism to the cubic inch than even the most candid are willing to admit; for rheumatism may be anything, froma painful contraction of the muscles of the scalp, to flat feet. With a superfine contempt for terminology and classification, we label almost any sort of ache or pain, no matter what its cause, rheumatism; because then we know what we mean-although we don’t know what we mean-although we don’t know what we are talking about.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas