FACTORY WELFARE WORK: WELFARE AT PILKINGTON'S GLASS FACTORY, ST HELENS, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1944
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Men with leg and back injuries perform balance exercises in the gymnasium at the factory rehabilitation centre, (probably at Pilkington's glass works at St Helens), as part of their recovery programme. The men are standing in a circle and holding hands as they lift their legs up in the air. According to the original caption "the aim of [the centre] is to prevent men and women from becoming permanently disabled. By exercises and massage under the guidance of a physio-therapist trained in modern methods the injured persons are given recreative treatment until they attain the maximum recovery from their injury".