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Does Nikken brand magnetic therapy work for pain relief?

Does Nikken brand magnetic therapy work for pain relief?

Could work: of course there is nothing in the modern medicine explain or support such treatment patient with chronic pain and arthritis usually swear by it I do not have personal experience in spite of lack of evidence about their efficacy I usually keep open mind try it. it does not hurt or cause harm but do not delay a sure medical treatment for questionable not medical treatment good luck ...Read more

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How effective is magnetic field therapy in pain relief for cancer patients?

How effective is magnetic field therapy in pain relief for cancer patients?

Not sure: I haven't heard of magnetic field therapy helping cancer patients with their pain but it may help with some arthrtis pain symptoms in others, but most accounts of this are anecdotal unfortunately. ...Read more

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Hi, Is the Integrated Magnetic Resonance Stimulation (IMRS therapy) beneficial for kidney disease. My mom bought it hearing about its benefits. Thanks?

Hi, Is the Integrated Magnetic Resonance Stimulation (IMRS therapy) beneficial for kidney disease. My mom bought it hearing about its benefits. Thanks?

Not proven to help: Electromagnetism(EM) in the form of IMRS or PEMF is being hyped as a cure or treatment for a wide range of conditions. It HAS been show to improve fracture healing and depression. The medical literature does not support the claim that it helps CKD. However there are some patient testimonials it did offer modest improvement. In the 1800's EM was a widespread fad promoted by quacks and hucksters. ...Read more

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How can magnetic therapy assist healing of injuries?

How can magnetic therapy assist healing of injuries?

Not shown to help: The magnetic therapy products available to consumers have not been proven to help injuries. Little magnets are sometimes sewn into elastic braces. The elastic braces may help support one's limbs or joints, but magnets do not provide any additional benefits. However, life is very subjective, so if a person believes he is doing more to heal his injuries by using magnets, he may "see" faster healing. ...Read more

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Websites that can teach me how to do rolfing, or magnetic therapy?

See below: There are no online sources that i know that can teach you how to do these therapies without hands on training. You can be trained however. The rolfing institute is in colorado. ...Read more

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Does magnetic therapy work for arthritis?

Does magnetic therapy work for arthritis?

Not impressed: I have not been terribly impresses with magnets for joint pain. However if someone asks about it i will not discourage them from trying it. ...Read more

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Does magnetic therapy help back pain and how?

Does magnetic therapy help back pain and how?

Variable: Magnet therapy has been around for over 100 years and keeps popping up every 25 years or so. I have some patients who get relief of pain from magnets and others who do not. The exact mechanism of magnet therapy is not known. The effectiveness of magnets is sketchy in my opinion. ...Read more

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Can I have magnetic field treatments if I have pacemaker?

Pacer: In general we prefer pacemaker patient to not be in intense magnetic fields. The pacers are shielded but magnetic fields can cause disruptions in the circuitry of the devices notwithstanding if the fields are strong enough. ...Read more

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Do magnetic therapy increase blood circulation specifically in toes? ?

Do magnetic therapy increase blood circulation specifically in toes? ?

No evidence: There's no evidence that "magnetic therapy" increases blood circulation more than just standard of care (walking, healthy diet, etc). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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