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BIOMAGNETICS IN THE TREATMENT OF HUMAN PAIN - PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

@inproceedings{Holcomb2000BIOMAGNETICSIT,
  title={BIOMAGNETICS IN THE TREATMENT OF HUMAN PAIN - PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE},
  author={Robert R. Holcomb and Robert A. Parker and M S Harrison},
  year={2000}
}
A 2x2 randomized double-blind cross-over study was done to assess the efficacy of the Magna Bloc in reducing low back and knee pain in 54 patients at two centers. The Magna Bloc is a magnetic treatment device which contains a quadripolar permanent magnet system. Pain was assessed using visual analog scale, ranging from zero (no pain) to 100 (maximal pain). Prior to any treatment the average pain rating was 52.9 + 23.3 points (mean + standard deviation). With treatment, the Magna BlocTM reduced… 

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