Pifco physiotherapy vibratory massager, early 1970

Made:
1970s

Pifco physiotherapy vibratory massager, early 1970s. Adapted for use to stimulate muscle spindle, used as classroom apparatus. Also used in research for paper: "The contribution of muscle afferents kinaesthesia shown by vibration induced illusions of movement and by the effects of paralysing joint afferents", Brain 95 (1972) pp 705-48 by GM Goodwin, DI McCloskey, PBC Matthews.

Details

Category:
Laboratory Medicine
Object Number:
1997-751
type:
massager
credit:
Oxford University (Department of Physiology)
status:
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