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Biomedical Research Says: Magnets reduce Swelling & Inflammation

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Magnets are in common use for all sorts of issues. Magnets are seen in back supports, bracelets, and even in shoes. The use of magnets is continuing to grow in popularity. Magnets are even utilized to aid lessen tension. But what does the study say? Do magnets really aid to facilitate healing?

Lately research conducted by Thomas Skalak, professor and chair of biomedical engineering, and Cassandra Morris, a former Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering at U.Va. looked at the effects of magnets on inflammation. The study was published in the November 2007 edition of the American Journal of Physiology.