Good Vibrations: The History of Electrotherapy
The Rejuvenators of the Roaring 20s
Popular during the Roaring 1920s and mass marketing, the Overbeck Rejuvenator and its controversial inventor, Otto Overbeck, promised to recapture youth and vitality while curing nearly all serious medical ailments. How? By applying electrodes (shaped like long tubes, combs or round plates powered by a battery) to different parts of the body delivering a low current electric shock.
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