In this treatment toxin containing blood is removed from the body through slightly cutting the skin and sucking the blood though vacuum pump from specific points on the body. This mode of treatment is side effect free as no drug is administered to the patients and the treatment solely relies on the removal of bad blood. Hijama has been practiced for thousands of years in various countries including China, Saudi Arab, Iran etc.
At Bilal Hijama Clinic therapy is provided for all of the diseases. Lady therapist is available for ladies in separate room.
Therapists at Bilal Hijama Clinic
1. Dr. Muhammad Bilal
Muhammad Bilal is the chief cupping therapist and consultant at Bilal Hijama Clinic. He started the first research on Hijama in Pakistan during his M.Pharm (equal to M.Phil). The research was published in the Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, which is an H.E.C recognized research Journal. The article can be read by clicking here. Later this article was used by Muahmmad Reza, et. al., Shahed University, Faculty of Medicine, Islamic Republic of Iran. The reference can be found here.
Muhammad Bilal got the degree of B.Pharm from Karachi University in 2004. Then he completed his Masters in Pharmacology in 2009. During M.Pharm, his research topic was the partial evalualtion of Hijama. After completing the M.Pharm, he was enrolled in PhD program in University of Karachi in 2010 and the research topic was the evaluation of therapeutic efficacy of Hijama in various disorders. Since last 4 years he has been teaching Pharmacology to the students of PharmD in University of Karachi and Jinnah medical and Dental College and he has been practicing Hijama side by side. In 2013 he left the teaching and started his own Hijama Clinic in Gulshan-e-Iqbal , Karachi. Till now he has treated thousands of patients of various disorders successfully. He himself provides the therapy to the male patients only. Although consultation is provided to both genders.