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.
Electrotherapy Coils at the Battle Creek Sanitorium
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Hydrotherapy at the Battle Creek Sanitarium
Some Dr Kellog contraptions on the Queen Mary
Dr Kellogg patented electrotherapy exercise bed
Arc Lamp Treatment to Scalp
Man in diapers on Kellogs mechanical horse
2 person foot vibrator at BC sanitarium
4 person foot vibrator at BC sanitarium
Mechanical slapping massage device at BC sanitarium
Oscillomanipulator at Battle Creek sanitarium
Arc Lamp Treatment to Ear
Ultra Violet Dental Treatment
Kellog's Hot Air Bath
Window Tent for Fresh Air Sleeping
The Vibro Mechanical Dept. at Battle Creek Sanitarium