Comparison of Hijama or cupping Therapy and Acupuncture
Acupuncture existed for nearly two thousand years, it is a method by which the natural balance of the body is restored. The Chinese believed that the internal balance of the body could be compromised by blockages of the meridians or energy channels which disrupt the flow of Qi – pronounced as chee–or energy. In introduction of west acupuncture was often placed under the label of Traditional Chinese Medicine or TMC and connected to eastern philosophy and spiritual practices. However, acupuncture is very popular.