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Does Magnet Therapy Posses Healing Powers?

Leonard Finegold said that the magnets that are sold in the market does not provide any help in reliving the pain and treat health problems//. Magnet that are advertised over the net and sold without any restriction does not posses any theoretical and experimental value.

Magnets are sought after by the successful athletes mainly to relive pain but the researchers prove that it is all bogus. The research was done by Leonard Finegold, a professor of physics at Drexel University in Philadelphia in association with Dr. Bruce L. Flamm, a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Riverside, Calif. The research done by these people tells that lay people are mislead thinking that magnets do relive pain.

The researches say that every year about $300 million is spent by the public in US and $1 billion across the world on magnetic bracelets, insoles, wrist and knee bands, back and neck braces, and even pillows and mattresses.

They also doubt the results obtained from various studies which claims to cure carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis.

They say that such studies raise doubt and does not provide a complete cure, as the patients are aware of the presence of magnet and tend to alter the outcome.

But Dr Michael I. Weintraub a clinical professor of neurology and internal medicine at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y., does no agree with the results of the research as he has done extensive studies on magnetic therapy.

He also agrees that there has been a number of bogus articles sold in the name of magnetic treatment but one should not tell that the entire treatment modality of using magnets is a of no use.

All magnets have individual properties and when they are put to use properly the definitive results can be obtained. He also claims that some magnets have immense power in them that the result they offer after treatment with the magnet is much better than f ew of the drugs.

He has worked with magnets in case of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in which the nerves start to degenerate. He studied 375 patients suffering from this disorder and provided magnetic therapy. The results how that they were al benefited from the treatment.

He points to the statement in Finegold-Flamm editorial that said that MRI devices (uses powerful magnets) do not affect/harm ones health nor provides any healing effects as wrong. He has conducted experiments in which 1000 individuals are exposed to MRI and20% of them suffered from negative effects such as metallic taste in the mouth or worsening of some symptoms.

Flamm agree that there could be some therapeutic effects as magnets produce heat and electricity in the body but does not guarantee complete cure.
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