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Cupping: A traditional treatment

  • Pain is etched on the face of a patient undergoing cupping therapy. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Pain is etched on the face of a patient undergoing cupping therapy. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • The cups and horns used to treat patients. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    The cups and horns used to treat patients. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • The horns can also be used for foot massages. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    The horns can also be used for foot massages. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • The cupping process at Amirudin’s makeshift tent. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    The cupping process at Amirudin’s makeshift tent. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Placing horns and cups on someone’s back. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Placing horns and cups on someone’s back. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • A patient shows the welts on his back after therapy. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    A patient shows the welts on his back after therapy. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Amirudin receives payment from one of his patients. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Amirudin receives payment from one of his patients. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  •  Blood flows from the back of one of his patients during therapy. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Blood flows from the back of one of his patients during therapy. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Amirudin sits in his makeshift tent at the market. He has practiced cupping therapy since he was 17 years old. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Amirudin sits in his makeshift tent at the market. He has practiced cupping therapy since he was 17 years old. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

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