Hijama (cupping) and Negative Pressure: The Pump VS The Fire Method

Greetings, dear readers There are slight differences in the method of Hijama application which vary from one practitioner to the next. These variations can range from the types of cups and blades that are used, the cutting techniques of individual practitioners and the use of a plastic pump or the “fire” method. Some patients may … Continue reading Hijama (cupping) and Negative Pressure: The Pump VS The Fire Method

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Hijama (cupping) and “Bad Blood”?

Greetings, dear readers As with most forms of therapy – or with any kind of practice in existence – Hijama or cupping therapy is prey to many misconceptions. As previously mentioned in our introductory post, one of the aims of our blog is to address these misleading beliefs about the application of Hijama. One of … Continue reading Hijama (cupping) and “Bad Blood”?