Tobacco is for runners

Coates, Budd; Bean, Adam
October 1995
Runner's World;Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p20
Presents an old method of treating sprain that involves applying tobacco directly to the swollen area. Materials needed; Guidelines of the method; Warning on the use of the method.


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