Evaluation of Cupping Therapy in Some Dermatoses

  title={Evaluation of Cupping Therapy in Some Dermatoses},
  author={Al-MinyaUniversity DermatologyDepartment and Al-Minya and MoetazEl-Domyati},
  • Al-MinyaUniversity DermatologyDepartment, Al-Minya, MoetazEl-Domyati
  • Published 2013
Background: Cupping is an ancient traditional therapeutic technique, used mainly for the treatment of chronic pain and also for an array of respiratory, neurological, gastroenterological and gynaecological disorders, particularly in oriental countries. However, its mechanism of efficacy is still obscure. The present study was designed to evaluate the clinical effect of cupping therapy on some dermatoses and to figure out its probable mechanism of action. Methods: Fifty patients… CONTINUE READING