Magnet Therapy

A general term for any allegedly therapeutic effect evoked by special magnets or magnetic fields; magnet therapy has a long tradition in many cultures—e.g., Arab, Chinese, Egyptian, Greek, Hebrew, Roman, and the Indian subcontinent.

American Cancer Society

Magnetic therapy involves placing magnets of varying sizes and strengths on the body to try to relieve pain or treat disease.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Magnets have not been proven to work for any health-related purpose, yet static, or permanent, magnets are widely marketed for pain control. This fact sheet provides basic information about magnets for pain, summarizes scientific research, and suggests sources for additional information.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Learn about the many uses for natural products to treat different medical condition. This includes summaries for each product’s effectiveness, safety, adverse effects, drug interactions, food interactions, disease interaction, and dosing and administration.

NYU Langone Medical Center

Long popular in Japan, magnet therapy has entered public awareness in the United states, stimulated by golfers and tennis players extolling the virtues of magnets in the treatment of sports-related injuries.

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