Dry cupping is a method by which suction is created on particular points on the patient’s body. Suction could be created by using heat to warm the cups so that the cooling air inside the cup creates a vacuum that tugs the skin upwards.
>Acute sports injuries occur as a result of a sudden impact or awkward movement. Examples include a cut to the skin or a sprained ankle.
>Chronic sports injuries develop over time, often due to continual use of the same joints or muscle groups.
Hijama (Arabic: حجامة lit. “sucking”) is the alternative medical procedure and Arabic term for wet cupping, where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes.