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magnet therapy

n.
An alternative medical therapy in which the placement of magnets or magnetic devices on the skin is thought to prevent or treat symptoms of disease, especially pain.
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

magnet therapy

The application of permanent magnets to painful regions of the human body in an attempt to alleviate chronic diseases or chronic pain.
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Debbie said: "Mum has suffered with osteoarthritis for many years, so she decided to give the magnetic therapy a try and within three weeks nearly all her pain had gone.
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With high school sports programs facing budget problems and not having full medical staff, the magnetic therapy can keep athletes and other young people healthy.
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Although Marlene now feels in optimum health and is amazed at the difference magnets have made to her life and clients, she believes she discovered the benefits too late in one sense and wonders whether magnetic therapy could have helped her have a child.
If you or your horses suffer from stiffness or aches and pains, then Bioflow magnetic therapy could be the answer, according to Vicky Armitage, an independent distributor for Bioflow.
It will include demonstrations of Indian head massage, reflexology and magnetic therapy.
Whether it is the effects of a sleep deprivation, or a hard night on the tiles, this eye mask uses the principles of Chinese acupuncture, massage and magnetic therapy.
Whether it is the effects of sleep deprivation or a hard night on the tiles, this eye mask uses the principles of Chinese acupuncture, massage and magnetic therapy to stimulate circulation, which tones the surrounding muscle tissue, reducing bags,dark circles and the signs of swelling or puffiness.
Magnetic therapy and various massagers will be highlighted in the ads.