Wet cupping


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Wet cupping

Scarifying the skin before cup application so that blood can be drawn through the skin. See Cupping.
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What you hadn't heard of wet cupping? It's an alternative therapy, popular in Los Angeles.
IT'S Strictly no pain, no gain as Shirley Ballas has a "wet cupping treatment" as part of her health and beauty regime.
We sought to determine the beneficial effect of wet cupping on migraine headache patients, particularly any improvements in pain and HRQOL.
Wet cupping, also known as Hijama, involves cutting the skin and using suction to remove blood from various parts of the body.
Background: Wet cupping therapy is a complementary therapy in pain management.
Cupping therapy can be divided into two broad categories: dry cupping and wet cupping. Dry cupping therapy tends to be practiced more commonly in the Far-East, whereas wet cupping is favored in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Hijama is the Arabic traditional medicine for wet cupping, where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes.
Wet cupping or Hijama was a common practice of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions for the treatment of a range of ailments.
Objective: Wet cupping is a traditional bloodletting method recommended for controlling of respiratory disease complications.
"Dry cupping uses heat to create a small area of low air pressure next to the skin; wet cupping involves making superficial incisions to aid controlled medicinal bleeding.
Looking at the worsening clinical condition of the patient, he was referred to a senior medical consultant, well experienced in wet cupping therapy.