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Dry cupping therapy decreases cellulite in women: A pilot study

@inproceedings{Arslan2015DryCT,
  title={Dry cupping therapy decreases cellulite in women: A pilot study},
  author={Muzeyyen Arslan and Nalan Kutlu and Merve Tepe and N. Yilmaz and Leyla {\"O}zdemir and Senol Dane},
  year={2015}
}
Some recent studies showed that lymphatic system stimulation is efficacious in the treatment of cellulite. [...] Key Method A pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental design was utilized in this study. The dry moving cupping therapy was applied on right and left thighs of forty healthy female subjects. The grade of cellulite was assessed before and three days following dry moving cupping therapy. In the present study, the mean grade of cellulite was decreased following dry moving cupping therapy comparing with…Expand
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