The subjects were assigned randomly to one of two groups: 1) an experimental group, 11 women, that applied magnet therapy (800-1299 gauss) or 2) a control group, 12 women, that applied a non magnet. Both groupsí pain level were assessed using 3 pain rating scales.
Both groups applied magnets or non magnets on the supra pubic area, the lumbar area and 4 finger breadths above the inner ankle. The pain level of the experimental group was measured first at 9 a.m. after the beginning of dysmenorrhea, 3 hours after the magnet was applied magnet and 3 hours after detached magnet. The pain level of control group was measured in a similar way.
The results showed significant differences in pain scores between the treatment group and the placebo group as
measured 3 hours after applying the treatment and placebo magnets and 3 hours after the removal of the