15 Vintage Medical Treatment Photos That Will Give You Nightmare 

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15 Vintage Medical Treatment Photos That Will Give You
Nightmare 
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Are you thankful for the modern healthcare system? If not, then you'll surely feel blessed after knowing about the vintage medical treatments. Believe it or not! Hospitals were actually not less than torture theatres in the middle ages. The treatments were damn painful, and medications were extremely bizarre.  

Check out these horrible vintage medical treatment photos that won't let you sleep tonight.

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1) An artifical hand from the 1800s vintage medical treatment.

1) An artifical hand from the 1800s vintage medical treatment.

This prosthetic hand resembles just like the hand of a ghost. Isn't it? 

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2) Now what the hell is this? 

2) Now what the hell is this? 
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It is the spinal apparatus for scoliosis treatment. I guess nothing can be more uncomfortable than this bizarre apparatus. 

3) In the 1800s, surgeries were conducted aseptically and carelessly. 

3) In the 1800s, surgeries were conducted aseptically and carelessly. 
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Can you imagine the plight of this patient after undergoing such a painful operation? I wonder if he managed to be alive after the torture.

4) Nurse with a helmet and iron gown. 

4) Nurse with a helmet and iron gown. 
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It was believed that an iron gear can provide protection from x-rays. Really?

5) A child trying to smile on an uncomfortable wheelchair.

5) A child trying to smile on an uncomfortable wheelchair.
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Don't you feel that the apparatus used today are pretty comfortable than the ones used in the middle ages?

6) Innocent kids undergoing treatment for Rickets. 

6) Innocent kids undergoing treatment for Rickets. 
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Apparently, the nurse feels that the treatment is adequate. 

7) This is how the anatomies were studied in the 1800s. 

7) This is how the anatomies were studied in the 1800s. 
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And then the dead bodies were kept into coffins without a proper seal.

8) Check out this prosthetic leg from 1890. 

8) Check out this prosthetic leg from 1890. 
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Prosthetic body parts were made quite heavy in the vintage era.

9) Image of patients wrapped in wet blankets. 

9) Image of patients wrapped in wet blankets. 
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I wonder why such kind of medial treatment was practiced. 

10) Certified radioactive water

10) Certified radioactive water
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One of the most authentic vintage medical treatments you will ever see.

11) Have you ever heard about the bizarre birthing chair?

11) Have you ever heard about the bizarre birthing chair?
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It was used as a norm in Europe in the 1750s. 

12) Cocaine was used as a remedy for toothaches. 

12) Cocaine was used as a remedy for toothaches. 
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Do you need any more reasons behind the prevalent problem of toothaches in the 1800s?

13) This is how the polio patients received treatment in the multi-person apparatus.

13) This is how the polio patients received treatment in the
multi-person apparatus.
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And it is not at all funny!

14) Leeches were abundantly used in the vintage medical treatments. 

14) Leeches were abundantly used in the vintage medical treatments. 
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Thus, wide-mouthed jars were used to collect and prepare their extract. 

15) What do you think these guys are up to? 

15) What do you think these guys are up to? 
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The poor folks are undergoing physiotherapy. Do you need any more reasons to be thankful for modern medicine? 

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