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, 11 (3), 83-87

Cupping Therapy: An Overview From a Modern Medicine Perspective

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Cupping Therapy: An Overview From a Modern Medicine Perspective

Tamer S Aboushanab et al. J Acupunct Meridian Stud.

Abstract

Cupping therapy is an ancient traditional and complementary medicine practice. Recently, there is growing evidence of its potential benefits in the treatment of pain-related diseases. This article gives an overview of cupping therapy practice. Furthermore, this article suggests a new classification of cupping therapy sets, a new classification of cupping therapy adverse events, and an updated classification of cupping therapy types.

Keywords: Adverse events; Classification; Cupping therapy; Hijama; Indications; Types.

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