magnetic healing


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magnetic healing

(1) Magnet therapy, see there. 
(2) A general term for any method said to transfer vital and/or healing energy from a “healer” to a patient, which allegedly occurs in absence of physical contact. 
(3) Mesmerism, see there.
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s transition to magnetic healing from his grocery business did not occur overnight.
s involvement in spiritualism in the 1870s was a stepping-stone to his magnetic healing in the 1880s.
continued the family business of magnetic healing there.
s chiropractic "discovery" slowly evolved from his magnetic healing practice.
The shift from magnetic healing to chiropractic was gradual as he adjusted a number of people before Harvey Lillard.
s clinic, and later his school address, were found at the same location as his first magnetic healing practice on the corner of Second and Brady streets.
Homeopathy, aromatherapy and magnetic healing are a few of the alternative medicine and healing therapies that have risen from the obscure to the sought after in just a few short years.
Magnetic healing has not been around as long as homeopathy, but has received plenty of publicity recently, thanks to endorsements by sports figures such as football player Dan Marino and golfer John Huston.
In terms of this model, it addresses longstanding issues in physics, parapsychology, homeopathy, magnetic healing, and related disciplines.
Here's how the Mayo Clinic's Lamer reacts to the explanation of magnetic healing theory put forward in a brochure by Bio Magnetics International:
The magnetic healing renaissance has been remarkable.