Navigation Links
Magnets May Not Relieve Pain

Current study has shown that use of magnetic insoles in shoes do not relieve the foot pain. Reporting in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the researchers from Mayo Clinic felt that static magnets may not be // effective in relieving pains.

Searchers for the study had said adults with foot pain are likely to initiate self-treatment with magnets based on personal recommendations or belief systems, often without a specific diagnosis or prescription.

An interesting result in the study relates to “the placebo effect.” Patients in studies who are given the placebo or false treatment often report improvement in their conditions when they believe they are receiving a treatment designed to provide relief.

Otherwise, the fact that magnetic and nonmagnetic insoles provided nearly identical pain relief suggests that it may have been simply the cushioning that was effective — and not the magnets. In the past decade, the use of magnets for pain relief has increased substantially. Despite little scientific evidence (and lack of Food and Drug Administration approval for pain relief), many people have used magnets to relieve their pain, spending approximately $5 billion worldwide on magnetic pain-relieving devices.

Source: Newswise
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Swallowing Magnets Found To Be Dangerous for Kids
2. Toys With Tiny Magnets Recalled
3. Magnets in Commercial Products may Cause a Fatal Attraction
4. Study to Explore Using Magnets to Correct sunken Chest
5. Relieve hot flashes
6. Antidepressant Helps Relieve Hot Flashes
7. Epilepsy Drug May Relieve Chronic Headaches
8. The Best Way To Relieve Chest Pain
9. A Drug That Might Relieve Chronic Cough
10. The Effect Of Pain Relievers In Treating Kids With Migraine Questioned
11. Weight Loss Relieves Osteoarthritis Pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... analytics to its patient care management module. Using this new feature, sleep physicians ... has been initiated on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), oral, or other forms ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... ... There is no better place in South Florida to undergo two common heart ... of Consumer Reports focused on heart health. , The magazine gave Memorial ... bypass and aortic valve replacement procedures. , Consumer Reports rated Memorial’s Cardiac ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... Amendia, Inc., ... of its strategic partnership with and platinum sponsorship of Global Spine Outreach (“GSO”), ... and effective management of complex spine deformity cases, particularly in children. , GSO’s ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ORLANDO, FLORIDA (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 ... ... of telehealth technology yesterday, featuring Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) capabilities at Telehealth ... compliment LG CNS’ pre-packaged telehealth bundles, which pairs medical devices with a pre-programmed ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... , ... April 24, 2017 , ... The Santana Telehealth ... ATA 2017: Telehealth 2.0 — the American Telemedicine Association’s annual conference, on April 23 ... Project for using telemedicine to improve the lives of the poor and underserved in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... Texas , April 20, 2017  Vivify Health, ... mobile devices, has been awarded a very significant patent ... via EMRs to continual care via digital health.  This ... key intellectual property and further secures Vivify,s position as ... launched in 2009, was the first company to apply ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs, today ... the Company,s consumer product development program, based on ... Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) 76 th ... and promote the sciences relevant to skin health ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017   ZappRx, Inc ., ... specialty drug prescribing process, today announced it closed $25 million ... a venture capital firm based in Seattle ... Qiming Venture Partners . The Series B round included participation ... round in 2014, and GV (formerly Google Ventures). ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: