Thursday, August 11, 2016
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
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 uniform training of concerned therapists.
Cupping therapy; classification; cupping research; training; standardization; modernization.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Cupping Therapy the ancient practice embraced by U.S. Olympic athletes
Links to important news about cupping in Rio 2016:
Michael Phelps' Weird Bruises: Does Cupping Therapy Really Work?
Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say?
Why are so many Olympians covered in large red circles?
Rio 2016: What is ‘cupping’ and why are Olympic athletes doing it?
What Is Cupping Therapy? Why Michael Phelps and Gwyneth Paltrow Put Their Faith in the Ancient Technique
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