December 5th, 2001

energy therapies

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A broad range of treatments based on the use of various energy forms to heal illness and disease. Electroacupuncture, electromagnetic therapy, dental energy medicine, microwave energy, and other approaches utilize a variety of electrical devices. The TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator) unit is useful for reduction of pain. The use of highly charged electric paddles in a hospital emergency department to restart a stopped heart is also a common practice. Most others are unproven.

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