Cupping Therapy

Cupping is a therapy in which a jar is attached to the skin surface to cause local congestion through the negative pressure created by introducing heat in the form of an ignited material. In the ancient times in China, cupping method was called "horn method." The animal horn was used to dispel pus. This therapy was attracted with great attention and applied in a large scale by the broad masses, and also used as an auxiliary method of acupuncture and moxibustion.
Types of Cupping Therapy
{1} Dry Cupping
 {2} Wet Cupping (Hijamah)

Dry Cupping (moving cupping)
This is the process of using a vacuum on different areas of the body in order together the blood in that area without incisions.

Types of Dry Cuppings
• Moving (Massage) Cupping. • Fire Cupping. • Weak Cupping. • Medium Cupping. • Strong Cupping. • Moxa ( Hot Needle) Cupping. • Infrared Vibration Cupping

Fire Cupping
Fire cupping is the term applied to a technique that uses small glass cups jars as suction devices that are placed on the skin suction is created by placing on inverted cup over a small flame before placing the cup on the skin. The suction in the cups causes the skin and superficial muscle layer to be lightly drawn into the cups.

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