Static Magnets Show No Evidence of Pain Relief

by Medindia Content Team on  September 25, 2007 at 8:48 PM Alternative Medicine News   - G J E 4
Static Magnets Show No Evidence of Pain Relief
Static magnets are widely marketed to the public with claims of effectiveness for relieving pain. One survey suggests that about 28 percent of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or fibromyalgia, use magnets or copper bracelets for pain relief.

Do static magnets help reduce pain?

In this issue of CMAJ, Dr. Max H. Pittler and colleagues present the results of their meta-analysis of 9 randomized trials, all of which used a visual analogue scale to assess the difference between static magnets and placebo.

The researchers found no effect of magnets on pain scores and conclude that the evidence does not support the use of static magnets for pain relief and, therefore, magnets cannot be recommended as an effective treatment.

However, the authors found that further investigation is needed into a possible benefit to people suffering from osteoarthritis.

Source: Eurekalert

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Many people suffer from any kind of pain, i'm one of them, i have back pain becouse i work with heavy stuff, i know there are many like me,and the problem is the money for the drugs, Where to find cheap drugs ?? why prescription ?? well i want to give you an advice one find a doctor friend, two surgery, tree use drugs, the easy is the number 3 i give you a link where i go, a place that work for me, where they help me, or go to your doctor and see the real problem, hope i help you thank you
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