Hijama (cupping therapy)
Hijama (cupping therapy) is a preventative medicine, it can be beneficial in following and many more conditions e.g. Back pain, Neck pain, sciatica, Knee, elbow, heel & foot pain, Sprains & strains, lumbar pain, pain of the abdomen and lateral costal region, coldness of the lower limbs, numbness and pain of the legs etc.
Hijama is a very common non-conventional therapy that has been used in the treatment of a wide range of conditions. Hijama is the name in Arab traditional medicine for wet cupping. Cupping is also part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), in some societies and cultures it is also known as bloodletting (however hijama differs from blood letting). Hijama is now widely used all over the world.