Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical Contraptions

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, though most famous for his invention of the corn flake, also ran a very successful holistic sanitarium where the ill and infirmed would subject themselves to his unique medical practices. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 15 of the strangest restorative devices to ever come out of Battle Creek, MI.

After you've checked over those, take a look at these relaxing vintage massagers, these terrifying dental chairs, and a dozen high and dry swimming machines.

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Electrotherapy Coils at the Battle Creek Sanitorium

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Hydrotherapy at the Battle Creek Sanitarium

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Some Dr Kellog contraptions on the Queen Mary

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Dr Kellogg patented electrotherapy exercise bed

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Arc Lamp Treatment to Scalp

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Man in diapers on Kellogs mechanical horse

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

2 person foot vibrator at BC sanitarium

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

4 person foot vibrator at BC sanitarium

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Mechanical slapping massage device at BC sanitarium

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Oscillomanipulator at Battle Creek sanitarium

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Arc Lamp Treatment to Ear

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Ultra Violet Dental Treatment

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Kellog's Hot Air Bath

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

Window Tent for Fresh Air Sleeping

Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical ContraptionsS

The Vibro Mechanical Dept. at Battle Creek Sanitarium