By Harold I. Magoun, D.O.
First Edition (1951):$70.00
Not currently available
From Osteopathy in the Cranial Field:
Not too many years ago a standard textbook of anatomy described the sacroiliac joint as immovable. The articulations of the cranium have long been subject to the same misapprehension, their description having come from the cadaver rather than the living subject.
It remained for Dr. Sutherland to prove by years of experimental research on himself and his patients, that there is definite, if slight, motion between the cranial bones. Although disparaged even by his own profession he clung to his theories and showed them to be right by an overwhelming weight of clinical evidence.
Belatedly rallying to his support, a group of his colleagues felt impelled to correlate all the information available on the subject in textbook form. This is the third edition.
The editor, Dr. Harold I. Magoun, received his A.B. from Harvard University and his D.O. from Kirksville. He spent two years in the Medical Corps of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I, was decorated for care of the wounded under fire and also received the Purple Heart Medal. He has been prominent in professional circles, is the author of many articles in the professional literature and has done much postgraduate study and teaching during his years of practice. He served as Executive Vice President of the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation from its inception to 1972. Though semi-retired to Belen, New Mexico, he still writes, teaches, and serves as Trustee for the Foundation.