Bone setter


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Same as Bonesetter. See in the Vocabulary.

See also: Bone

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That still doesn't stop anyone from parking a treatment table in their front room and sticking a notice in the window claiming to be able to treat people under a variety of other names: back therapist, manipulative therapist, physiotherapist or even bone setter.
While Joe has never been treated by doctors, Fran recently took him to a renowned bone setter who said the bones in his toddler's feet were perfect.
Coming from a family of historic bone setters, a distant grandfather of Kelvin Williams includes Hugh Owen Thomas, inventor of the Thomas Splint, a device mimicking bone stability to reduce pain to fractured or broken bones.