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Wet Cupping or Hijama

Wet cupping also called Hijama is a style of cupping that involves small incisions on the skin. Prior to placing the actual cup onto the skin, the area is sanitized and small incisions are made with a device called a plus blossom. The cups are then placed on the skin to draw out blood.


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About Cupping Therapy

What is wet cupping hijama?
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine that has been used for centuries in Asia. It is also known as suction therapy or vacuum therapy. Cupping is a technique that involves creating suction on the skin using glass cups, followed by applying heat. This technique is said to be effective for various ailments, including chronic pain, arthritis, cancer, and diabetes. It is a form of acupuncture that stimulates the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is responsible for transporting and removing toxins from the body. It has a vital role in the immune system and the removal of waste toxins.
What does Cupping do to your body?
If you've never heard of Cupping, you're in for a real treat. Cupping is a traditional Chinese therapy that involves placing cups on specific points of the body to increase blood flow and energy flow to those areas. This increases blood flow to the skin, promoting cell regeneration and improving healing. The cups are made of glass and plastic and are heated to create a vacuum that draws blood into the cup. The cups are held in place for anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes. The treatment has been used for centuries to treat various ailments, including arthritis, asthma, and migraines.
Wet Cupping for the face?
Face cupping is a traditional Chinese medicine involving a glass bowl placed on the face for a few minutes. The glass cup is slowly removed, leaving a vacuum in the skin, pulling in blood and lymph. The result is a tightening of the skin, which creates a temporary lifting effect. This is similar to what happens when you squeeze a sponge, but it lasts longer. The water is then slowly released over the face, causing the skin to contract. The results are smoother and firmer skin and an overall brighter complexion.
Wet Cupping for weight loss?
Wet Cupping involves using glass or plastic cups to apply suction to a patient's body, stimulating the skin and the underlying muscle tissue. This stimulation creates micro-traumas in the muscles that cause the release of toxins and boost the immune system. However, "Cupping is generally not the first therapy of choice in Chinese medicine for weight loss, although it may be used in combination with other modalities or best to go with acupuncturists.
Dry Cupping vs wet cupping benefits
What's the difference between dry and wet Cupping? According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, "Wet Cupping involves drawing small amounts of blood to relieve blocked areas of tissue and pain. On the other hand, dry Cupping involves massaging muscles and skin with warm, dry fingertips or palms to stimulate local circulation."
Types of Cupping therapy
Cupping is a type of bodywork therapy that is gaining popularity in both Eastern and Western cultures. There are many types of Cupping, including dry Cupping, wet Cupping, and suction cupping. Wet Cupping is performed by applying a cup to an area of the body that needs to be massaged—allowing the blood to flow into the area of the skin that is being massaged. Wet Cupping is very effective for pain relief, but it is not recommended for those who have an active infection. Dry Cupping is similar to wet Cupping, but the cup is not wet. The cup is placed on the skin and removed after a few minutes. This is more effective for muscle tension than wet Cupping. Suction cupping removes blood from a specific area of the body. Cupping can cause minor burns and bruises, which may take up to three days to heal. It can also cause some inflammation.

How can you use Insurance to Protect your Cupping Therapy Business?


This process involves blood and open wounds so that insurance would be a wise investment. We recommend general liability insurance and professional liability insurance. General liability insurance will cover claims involving physical damage, like if a client wants to sue after receiving an infection. Professional liability insurance will cover more abstract claims involving negligence errors. For instance, if a client wanted to sue after not noticing any improvement in his arthritis, it would be covered under professional liability insurance.

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