Data were extracted from each article to include: year of publication, country of subject participants, disease entity, magnet location and strength, study design and outcome.
You can see a video of the researchers conducting the experiment here. That is too weak to penetrate the skin and unlikely to be helpful for anything more than a minor bruise.
These magnets known as permanent magnets, the static magnets used in magnetic therapy devices. And claim this increases the blood flow and help tissues heal faster. With a growing emphasis on patient choice [ 15 ], CAM is now becoming recognised as a largely untapped resource which offers the potential for therapeutic innovation within the NHS.
Figure 3: Examples of magnet placement clockwise from the upper left : Magnet attached to underwear for treatment of pelvic pain; Magnets embedded in a Mattress pad[ 34 ]; Magnets surrounding the lower lumbar, sacroiliac joints and sacrum; Magnets surrounding a surgical scar; Magnets overlying vertebral vertebrae and sacrum; Magnet placed in a wrist band[ 23 ] human figures created with Smith Micro's Poser 10 software.
In chronic pelvic pain a double blind study reported improvement Therefore analgesics are also typically prescribed as an adjunct [ 6 ]. The gates consist of a molecular arrangement, e. Dec 9, Only English systematic reviews that compared magnet therapy with other conventional treatments in patients with local pain in terms of pain relieving measures were included.