- Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women (Caused by Various Conditions, such as Endometriosis and Chronic Cystitis )
- Menstrual Pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Scar Tissue
- Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Performance
- Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Recovery
- Surgery Support
History of Magnet Therapy
Types of Magnet Therapy and Their Uses
How Does Magnet Therapy Work?
What Is the Scientific Evidence for Magnet Therapy?
Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF)
Electromagnetic Therapy: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
How to Use Magnet Therapy
Types of Magnets
Magnetic Devices Available
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -