magnet therapy

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magnet therapy

n.
An alternative medical therapy in which the placement of magnets or magnetic devices on the skin is thought to prevent or treat symptoms of disease, especially pain.
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The ranges of services in Spiritual Tourism include Yoga, meditation, natural healing, contact healing, magnetic healing, and Ayurveda.
A committee led by Benjamin Franklin was formed to investigate the claims of Mesmer, and found no evidence for the existence of magnetic healing energy.
On the other hand, there are energy and magnetic healing sessions, and finally, work on the subconscious.
The commission concluded in 1784 that magnetic healing was entirely due to the belief of the patient (placebo effect) and the power of suggestion (hypnosis).
s magnetic healing practice proved an ideal stepping stone to his next, and ultimately most successful vocation of chiropractic.
The institute, located in Jumeirah Lake Towers, offers 50 courses in various disciplines like aromatherapy, reflexology, therapeutic massage, magnetic healing and ear coning, besides core subjects like anatomy, physiology and pathology, its founder Sunita Tekchand said.
the science of magnetic healing, telepathy, mind reading, clairvoyant hypnosis, mesmerism, animal magnetism and kindred sciences.
Ann Dunn-Glass has helped hundreds of people and pets in the North-East to reduce their aches and pains, through magnetic healing.
You can buy magnetic bracelets and mattresses or have a magnetic healing session.
In his latest book, Science or Pseudoscience: Magnetic Healing, Psychic Phenomena, and Other Heterodoxies (2001), Bauer writes: "Comparisons between anomalistics and science as it is actually practiced will show that no sharp division can be established" (anomalistics being a politically correct term for the study of bizarre claims).
Cases such as these hooked Hopkins, beginning his lifelong commitment to magnetic healing.