What is Magnetic Therapy?

Category: Equipment

Most popular types: Dynamic Magnetic Therapy

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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
Vertigo 2 2
Depressed mood 1 1
Pain 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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magnetic Therapy

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Magnetic Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Stopped using Magnetic Therapy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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.