What is Magnetic Therapy?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: Dynamic Magnetic Therapy


Magnetic Therapy is an alternative medicine practice involving the use of static magnetic fields. Practitioners claim that subjecting certain parts of the body to magnetostatic fields produced by permanent magnets has beneficial health effects.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Migraine headaches 2 1
Pain 2 1
Vertigo 2 2
Depressed mood 1 1
Post-traumatic stress disorder 1 1
Tendinitis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magnetic Therapy

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Magnetic Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Magnetic Therapy


Stopped using Magnetic Therapy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Magnetic Therapy.