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Schreiber, Joseph, MD, A Manual of Treatment by Massage and Methodical Muscle Exercise, trans. Walter Mendelsen, MD, Philadelphia: Lea Brothers & Co., 1887.
Primary effects: removal of lymph, exudations, transudations, & extravasations, destruction of exudations by pressure, removal of vegetations by frictions, & the solution & removal of adhesion. Secondary effects: increase of circulation by stimulating muscular & nervous systems, setting up molecular changes & producing consequent changes in sensation & by effecting alterations in the processes of general nutrition
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