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Michael Phelps, USA Olympic athletes and cupping in Rio 2016

Cupping Therapy the ancient practice embraced by U.S. Olympic athletesLinks to important news about cupping in Rio 2016:
Live Scince
Michael Phelps' Weird Bruises: Does Cupping Therapy Really Work?

http://www.livescience.com/55698-cupping-therapy-olympics.html
Vox Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say?
http://www.vox.com/2016/8/8/12404556/rio-olympics-2016-cupping-michael-phelps-evidence
BBC Why are so many Olympians covered in large red circles?
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-37009240
Independent Rio 2016: What is ‘cupping’ and why are Olympic athletes doing it?
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/rio-2016-cupping-what-is-it-olympics-athletes-suction-cups-skin-marks-a7178731.html
Time http://time.com/4443105/cupping-rio-olympics-michael-phelps/
People What Is Cupping Therapy? Why Michael Phelps and Gwyneth Paltrow Put Their Faith in the Ancient Technique
http://www.people.com/article/michael-phelps-cupping-what-is-it?xid=rss-topheadlines&utm_…
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Is Cupping Therapy a pseudoscience?

Is Cupping Therapy a pseudoscience?Dr.T.Shaban
Wikipedia described cupping therapy as a pseudoscience. It also characterized acupuncture is a pseudoscience. But both clearly are not a pseudoscience. Dr Mike Cummings replied:‘Acupuncture’ is clearly is not pseudoscience; however, the way in which it is used or portrayed by some may on occasion meet that definition. Acupuncture is a technique that predates the development of the scientific method.(1) 
And cupping which also stimulates acupoints, clearly not a pseudoscience. Its practice is dated back to over 3500 years and practiced by most of the human civilizations. So, it is unfair to called this ancient practice a pseudoscience. 
Dr Mike added: "It would be better to use a less pejorative classification within the bracket of history when referring to acupuncture and other ancient East Asian medical techniques. The contemporary use of acupuncture within modern healthcare is another matter entirely, and the fact that it can be assoc…

Classification of Cupping Therapy: A Tool for Modernization and Standardization

Cupping research 
Classification of Cupping Therapy: A Tool for Modernization and Standardization
Abdullah Mohammed Al-Bedah1, Tamer Shaban Aboushanab2*, Meshari Saleh Alqaed2, Naseem Akhtar Qureshi2, Imen Suhaibani2, Gazzaffi Ibrahim2 and Mohammed Khalil2
Abstract Cupping therapy is one of the oldest healing methods and practiced by ancient Chinese, Egyptians and Greeks. There are many types of cupping therapy and recently, practitioners and researchers have added more types to the practice of cupping. This research aimed to classify types of cupping to help in modernization and standardization of cupping therapy. This proposed classification of cupping therapy that might guide researchers stay organized, help them to differentiate and compare various types, raise their knowledge of cupping and precisely clarify cupping types terms  and methods related to research in future. The proposed classification of cupping into six main categories will also help the field of cupping therapy in uni…

Dr Tamer's Classification of cupping therapy types

Dr Tamer's Classification of cupping therapy types: Cupping therapy types can be classified into five main types, technical types which include dry, wet, massage and flash cupping therapy. The second is power of suction related types which include light, medium and strong cupping therapy. The third is method of suction related types which include fire, manual suction, and electrical suction cupping therapy. The fourth is materials inside cups related types which include herbal, water, ozone, moxa, needle and magnetic cupping therapy, the five is according to the area treated which include facial cupping, Pedi cupping, abdominal cupping, female cupping, orthopedic cupping.To Cite this classification please use:Dr Tamer Shaban - Cupping Therapy Encyclopedia - CreateSpace Publishing - ISBN-13: 978-1494780517 - 2014

Cupping Therapy Encyclopedia news update

Cupping Therapy Encyclopedia
Cupping Therapy Encyclopedia describes the history, methods and techniques of cupping therapy and provides practical guidelines for cupping therapy home use and professional practice. It provides a new classification of cupping therapy types and uses a new classification of cupping therapy points. It looks closely at issues of mechanism of action, side effects, treatment programs and safety. Cupping Therapy Encyclopedia contains many of clear illustrations and provides a practical guideline for treating many of common diseases. Cupping Therapy Encyclopedia includes new scientific researches and clinical examples. This book can serve as a useful reference for complementary and alternative medicine therapists, medical physicians, medical students, healthcare professionals and people interested in self-care and treatment.
It is now available on:Amazon.comhttp://goo.gl/kD5Tmc
Kindlehttp://www.amazon.com/Cupping-Therapy-Encyclopedia-Tamer-Shaban-ebook…

Sickness and the Balance of Yin and Yang

One of the key concepts of traditional acupuncture theory is of the balance of yin and yang in the body. Yin and yang seems like one of those strange esoteric expressions not out of place in a 1970's cheese-ball Chinese kung fu movie. But it is at its very heart a very simple expression of the balance of energy in the universe and within ourselves. An understanding of which can deepen the Chinese medicine practitioner's understanding of disharmony in the body. We are probably familiar with the yin yang symbol. The classical yin yang diagram is of a circle made up of black and white with two dots within each part. The symbol is found on the South Korean flag and occasionally turns up tattooed on someone's arm and sometimes their butt. The black represents yin. The white represents yang. Within yin, there is an element of yang and within yang there is an element of yin. Yin and yang may be described as complementary opposites that comprise everything in the universe and the…

Download Now The The World Health Organization Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014–2023

The World Health Organization Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014–2023 was developed and published in response to the World Health Assembly resolution on traditional medicine (WHA62.13). The strategy targets to help Member States in developing proactive policies and implementing action plans which will increase the role traditional and complementary medicine plays in keeping populations healthy.

Addressing the challenges, dealing with the needs recognized by various countries and building on the work done under The World Health Organization traditional medicine strategy: 2002–2005, the updated strategy for the period 2014–2023 gets more attention than its predecessor to prioritizing health services and systems, including traditional and complementary medicine products, practices and practitioners.

It was published in 6 different languages. It was published in Arabic, English, Spanish, Chines, Russian and French.

Download your copy now
http://www.who.int/medicines/publication…