Is Acupuncture okay with the Catholic Church?

Just wondering for health like arthritis and chronic conditions if okay to go to acupuncturist?
My friend is going that has rhuematory arthritis and is helping her out.
Is this acceptable withe the church in health conditions? I know some have gone to quit smoking too or to stop eating too much. Is it acceptable in any of these situations?

Thank you.
God bless.
:o

kkmueller,

The following links should assist you in better understanding the Catholic Church’s teaching on acupuncture - and holistic medicine in general. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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