Arthritis: Copper Bracelets, Magnetic Wrist Straps Useless? Trial Raises Doubts Over Alternative Pain Therapy

Friday, October 16, 2009 - 09:21 in Health & Medicine

Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are ineffective in relieving arthritis pain, according to a new study. Researchers conducted the first randomized placebo-controlled trial on the use of both copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps for pain management in osteoarthritis -- the most common form of the condition.

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