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Old 04-30-2007, 07:23 AM   #1
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Bracelets for arthritis

Does anyone know whether the bracelets ( with magnets in them somewhere) which are marketed as being helpful for arthritis sufferers actually are any help? All opinions gratefully received.

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Old 04-30-2007, 07:30 AM   #2
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there is No Scientific evidence to support these ridiculous claims being made by the purveyors of such things.
at Best a placebo effect can be had.
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Old 04-30-2007, 07:35 AM   #3
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there is No Scientific evidence to support these ridiculous claims being made by the purveyors of such things.
at Best a placebo effect can be had.

yep, gotta agree with YT
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Old 04-30-2007, 08:06 AM   #4
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Oh well; thanks for that. I can get the placebo effect by listening to music
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Old 04-30-2007, 10:00 AM   #5
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I tried it for Carpel Tunnel...no help at all.
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Old 04-30-2007, 10:33 AM   #6
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A friend gave me some little magnets to stick on my back, but they didn't do anything.
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Old 04-30-2007, 12:33 PM   #7
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They work REALLY WELL for taking money out of your pocket and giving it to unethical scumbags.
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Old 04-30-2007, 02:20 PM   #8
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I wore them for a while but they got better and worse - the same as usual so I didn't think it made any difference.
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Old 04-30-2007, 02:23 PM   #9
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A loose fitting rubber band works just as well! Or a lace from an old dirty sneaker will work if ya don't have the rubber band.
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Old 04-30-2007, 03:07 PM   #10
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With there being so much controversy ( ) over the matter, I just hate to chime in with something totally agreeable!!!

You can also use a package of colored markers to make a pretty design on the afflicted part like your wrist or ankle. Touch up as needed or make a totally new design whenever you want.

I also do not think that body piercings eliminate pain in any form.
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