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[Priest Sebastian Kneipp and his hydrotherapeutic method. Point of view after over one hundred years].

@article{Kierzek2005PriestSK,
  title={[Priest Sebastian Kneipp and his hydrotherapeutic method. Point of view after over one hundred years].},
  author={Andrzej M. Kierzek},
  journal={Przeglad lekarski},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 12},
  pages={
          1583-5
        }
}
Vincenz Priestnitz (1799-1851) and Wilhelm Winternitz (1835-1905) were creators of world hydrotherapy. Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1893), the priest at Worishofen, the owner of the hydro-therapeutic infirmary where are found precursors of many hydro-therapeutic methods. He was the author of several popular books based on his experience. The book "My water treatment" is best known. He was also a builder of the curative houses, such as: Sebastianeum, Kneip pianeum, Kinder-Asyl. About 25 thousand… CONTINUE READING

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