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Title: Static magnets: what are they and what do they do?
Authors: Laakso, Liisa
Lutter, F.
Young, C.
Keywords: Magnetotherapy
Static magnets
Quadripolar magnetic arrays
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: Introduction: Therapeutic static magnets have gained wide community acceptance for neuromusculoskeletal pain relief in many countries yet, apart from strong anecdotal reports of benefit, there is a paucity of scientific evidence for their use. Objectives: In this review we describe the physical characteristics of traditional and commonplace unipolar and bipolar static magnets as well as newer quadripolar magnetic arrays; discuss what is known of the physiological effects of static magnets and the strength of the literature; and make suggestions for targeted future research for static magnets in the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain conditions.
ISSN: 1413-3555
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