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Cupping Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cupping Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.190.233
Unique ID
D000079742
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079742
Scope Note
A traditional practice, most notably in traditional medicine, which involves placing cups on the skin to create suction believed to help increase blood flow and promote healing associated with chronic neck and low back pain in the short term (From National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, https://nccih.nih.gov/news/cupping (Accessed 11/5/2018)).
Entry Term(s)
Cupping Treatment
NLM Classification #
WB 371
Previous Indexing
Acupuncture Therapy (1993-2019)
Medicine, Chinese Traditional (2013-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Cupping Therapy Preferred
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