Am I as a man allowed to wear copper bracelet for arthritis etc.
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
If it is medically proven to be effective in relieving pain and is recommended by a doctor, then it would be permissible to wear it. One should however cover it under ones sleeves away from the view of people.
And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best
[Mufti] Safwaan Ibn Ml Ahmed Ibn Ibrahim
Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.
“Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are useless for relieving pain in people with arthritis,” BBC News has reported. It said that the first tightly controlled study of the interventions found no benefit in treating pain or stiffness from the condition. NHS UK
This answer was collected from DarulIftaaMW.com, which is the official website of Darul Iftaa Malawi, head by Mufti Safwaan Ibrahim.
He completed his Aalimiyyah studies in Darul Uloom Azaadville and further studied his Iftaa course at Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah – both in South Africa.