A Hijama Experience from Cairo, Egypt


A Hijama Experience from Cairo, Egypt by Aisha Othman

This is a guest-post in the form of a written interview with a Aisha Othman about her experience of hijama therapy in Cairo, Egypt.

– What condition did you suffer from (if any)?

I suffered from no particular condition. Just had hijama for overall maintenance of health

– Where do you live and where did you go for the hijama therapy?

I live in USA but had hijama therapy in Cairo, Egypt.

– What other treatment did you try before trying hijama therapy?

I have tried acupunture and reflexology

– What did the hijama treatment involve and how long did it take?

The treatment involved having hijama on the back, legs and knee. I had the treatment three times in the last 2 months. Each session lasted about one hour

– How did you feel during and immediately after the treatment?

I felt normal, ie nothing different or adverse.

– What was the result of the treatment, did you notice anything different straight after or some days after the treatment?

Yes, I felt that I had more energy.

– What was your overall impression of the therapist and her practice? Did you feel safe at all times and was her equipment and procedures all hygienic / disposable?

The therapist was excellent.

– How did the therapist get to learn hijama therapy (was it a course she attended or was it something handed down from generation to generation in their family)?

I understand it was a special course

– What is the overall prevalence of hijama therapy in your country ? Is it available in hospitals and clinics as a valid alternative / sunnah therapy?

In USA it is currently not commonly available as yet.

– Is there anything else you would like to add?

I highly recommend people to try this therapy.

Aisha Othman
Attorney at Law
Author of Reflections of a Wayfarer: Poetry of Islamic Excellence
Visit me at http://journey2Allah.blogspot.com

Our thanks to the Aisha Othman from USA for sharing the above post. If you have any further questions to ask about her experience, then please do so via a comment* below.

If you are a hijama therapist or patient and are happy to share your knowledge or experience via a guest blog-post like the one above, please send me an email to: hijama.mail@gmail.com.

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Comments: 1

  1. Posted by xxx 13 Aug 2011 at 4:42 am Reply

    who was the therapist that did the procedure? What is the name and address?

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