Cupping Therapy: An Overview from a Modern Medicine Perspective
Tamer S. Aboushanab, Saud AlSanad
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies
J Acupunct Meridian Stud 2018;11(3):83e87
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. Further- more, this article suggests a new classification of cupping therapy sets, a new classifica- tion of cupping therapy adverse events, and an updated classification of cupping therapy types.