There are many published clinical trials and scientific papers in 2009 about the effectiveness of cupping therapy. Three papers…give new scientific evidence to this old therapy.
The first trial was a German study, published in the Journal of Pain in 2009…The researchers concluded that “Cupping therapy may be effective in relieving the pain and other symptoms related to CTS (carpal tunnel syndrome).
The second trial was a South Korean study, published in the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in 2009…The researchers concluded that “The results of our systemic review provide some suggestive evidence for the effectiveness of cupping in the management of pain conditions.”2.
The third trial was an Iranian study, published in the Complementary Medicine in Therapies Journal. The researchers concluded that “Wet-cupping is associated with greater short- term clinical benefit than usual care. No adverse effects were reported.”
NaturalNews; August, 19, 2009