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Magnetic/Copper bracelets do they work for Rheumatism/Arthritis

(13 Posts)
bikergran Wed 22-May-19 22:04:37

Anyone use or used one , do they work or is it just a myth.

My mum keeps talking about getting one, to see if it eases her thumb joints.

tanith Wed 22-May-19 22:10:09

I’ve tried them but they didn’t work for me but you never know it’s worth a try.

bikergran Wed 22-May-19 22:12:00

ok thanks tanith don't want her wasting her money, got a thumb/hand support of a certain site.

BlueBelle Wed 22-May-19 22:26:32

Nor me

tanith Wed 22-May-19 22:27:00

I wouldn’t spend much on one can’t see see there would be any difference from a cheapy to a dear one a copper bracelets a copper bracelet lol.

Pat1949 Wed 22-May-19 22:30:10

It didn't work for me, but if mum wants to try one I'd let her, you never know.

cornergran Wed 22-May-19 23:12:20

Didn’t work for me but we’re all different. Hope your Mum can find something to help bikergran.

Tangerine Wed 22-May-19 23:26:56

Maybe it will help if she thinks it will help. Placebo effect. My friend thinks they work but it may be psychological and she thinks that as well.

I do hope it helps your mum.

sassenach512 Thu 23-May-19 00:10:30

I wore one for an arthritic shoulder but it didn't have any effect. I took it off when my wrist turned a greenish colour confused

Humbertbear Thu 23-May-19 01:55:29

Ok - I didn’t believe they could help but I bought a couple of pretty ones that just look like my other jewellery and I think they have helped a bit. I bought them on the recommendation of a sales assistant who told me she had received great relief from her’s. I decided it was worth a try - if the bracelets don’t work they at least look attractive.

absent Thu 23-May-19 06:05:48

Why would they? Placebo only.

Teetime Thu 23-May-19 08:59:07

I know people who tell me they have worked for them- I just cant get past the biological science - I wont be buying one.

BradfordLass72 Fri 24-May-19 03:45:23

Isn't it something to do with the concentration of the body's electrical charges (copper is a good conductor) which supposedly helps?