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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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He's had all kinds of things done, like magnotherapy and acupuncture.
Magnotherapy has been used in India, China, classical Greece and Egypt and historians claim Elizabeth I was treated with magnets by her physician.
Like Cassandra, his wife, Kathy, 59, used the bracelet for her cramp and found her migraines stopped after finding out about magnotherapy at a dog show.
Carol Lockhart, a Cheshire-based independent distributor of magnotherapy products Bioflow, says: ``A lot of people use them because they don't want to take conventional medicine.
At Brighton, Moth Ball and Elisha are two against the field for the opening DJMT Magnotherapy Horse Rug Nursery (2.
EVEN though the secret of Magnotherapy remains a medical mystery, there's no doubt that millions of people place their trust in its ability to relieve even serious aches and pains.
Lex was so impressed by the treatment, known as magnotherapy, that he bought a magnetic collar for 11-year-old Mac.
TOP athletes have improved their performances since they began wearing magnotherapy wrist bands, says England team manager Ron McAndrew.
JIMMY Newsome is willing to give talks on magnotherapy to clubs in the area.
This involves something called magnotherapy which will, hopefully, cure my aches and pains.
Expert talks will come from vet Eric Nelson explaining magnotherapy and acupuncture, saddle fitting display by Hugh Graham from Leadgate Saddlery, a farrier's display by John Brannan and Equine Passports by Wendy Suddes.