Dr. Kellogg's 15 Most Absurd Medical Contraptions

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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.

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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.

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Electrotherapy Coils at the Battle Creek Sanitorium

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Hydrotherapy at the Battle Creek Sanitarium

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Some Dr Kellog contraptions on the Queen Mary

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Dr Kellogg patented electrotherapy exercise bed

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Arc Lamp Treatment to Scalp

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Man in diapers on Kellogs mechanical horse

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2 person foot vibrator at BC sanitarium

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4 person foot vibrator at BC sanitarium

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Mechanical slapping massage device at BC sanitarium

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Oscillomanipulator at Battle Creek sanitarium

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Arc Lamp Treatment to Ear

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Ultra Violet Dental Treatment

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Kellog's Hot Air Bath

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Window Tent for Fresh Air Sleeping

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The Vibro Mechanical Dept. at Battle Creek Sanitarium

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DISCUSSION

This was the guy who recommended genital mutilation to help curb masturbation, wasn't he? He thought carbic acid to the clitoris was a good idea.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harvey_Kellogg#Drastic_measures