Andrew Taylor Still

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Birthday
6, 1828
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Dec 12, 1917 (89)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
6, 1828
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Dec 12, 1917 (89)

About

Founder of osteopathic medicine who believed that many ailments could be cured with proper physical adjustments.

Before Fame

An outbreak of spinal meningitis killed three of his children and pneumonia killed his second wife, which inspired him to find better medical treatments.

Trivia

He founded a school of osteopathy and later a devoted journal to the profession.

Family Life

He grew up in a log cabin on the frontier.

Associated With

Mason Andrews was another well-known Virginian physician.