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The Willow Curve: Effective Product or Scam?

Have you seen the infomercials for the "Willow Curve?" It is a low level laser device which is claimed to be useful for temporary pain reduction.  The shape of the device dictates that is can be used on many areas of the body...extremities and neck seem to be the most obvious sites for use. While expensive ( approximately $600), it can be used at home as an alternative or adjunct to other pain management methods. The device is FDA approved. But the million dollar question is--does it work?

There are reviews on the official web site, and while two or three folks did not rate it highly...most people claim to be elated with it.  But outside of those reviews, the jury is mixed to put it best.  For instance, consumer fraud reporting site has mixed messages about this product. used to sell the product...then suddenly it disappeared. While it was available there, only 49 reviews were person referred to it as a $600 heating pad.

I neither condone or promote this product--but I wanted to present some information on it for my readers since it's highly advertised and I am sure that many of you are/were as curious as I am about it. If you have tried this product and would like to share your experience, feel free to leave a comment on this post!

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original post from May 2015


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