Athletes are no exception, They are in dire need of Hijama Detox despite being healthy because their muscles produce lactic acid from being exposed to intense exercise. Lactic acid is a by-product of metabolizing glucose for energy and a waste product that causes a burning sensation in the muscles. Once the Lactate threshold is reached, blood flow, oxygen, and muscle force can be decreased. A buildup of lactic acid can make muscles feel sore and tired. It is especially helpful for clients competing in a sport such as swimming, gymnastics, or track and field because of the load they apply to their muscular system. Increasing the blood flow will help loosen tight muscles, improve their range of motion, and reduce the stiffness of tendons. Some athletes take performance-enhancing drugs and supplements which in some cases, can put a load on their kidneys and liver.

Hijama can increase the Intramuscular Phosphocreatine which enhances exercise performance. It increases muscle endurance and optimizes muscle fiber. The improvement is visible in endurance training, higher repetition range, and enhanced athletic performance as build lean muscle mass to protect against atrophy. 

Hijama slows down Genetic Transcription. Genetic Transcription is what leads to aging and brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and epilepsy. It is manifested in muscle and nerve dystrophy. Hijama reverses aging by increasing levels of Creatine Monohydrate. Creatine Monohydrate usually accompanies improvement in muscle and nerve function. Creatine monohydrate leads to an increase in Intramuscular Phosphocreatine. Now when we talk about the anti-aging effect of Hijama, We are focusing on a cellular level, not just a radiant face. Creatine Monohydrate helps the body metabolize fat and reduce triglycerides LDL-cholesterol, and an increase in HDL-cholesterol.

Muscles are elastic… they move, stretch, contract, lengthens, shorten… For our muscles to work properly they are surrounded by fascia. Muscles move independently inside the fascia. Fascia keeps muscles in place and lubricated as they move next to each other. The problem is that sometimes tissues get bound together and lose their range of motion as a result of adhesion between the muscle and the fascia. This typically occurs due to intense work out which causes microfiber tears expressed in cases as strains and injuries. Hijama is effective in releasing adhesions between the muscle and the fascia, restoring elasticity and range of motion. In cases of muscular issues, passive and active range of motion movements will be performed during the Hijama session.

Hijama increases local circulation and causes vasodilation of the blood vessels and a corresponding increase in local tissue circulation. Circulation is also increased because the viscosity of blood is reduced which allows for easier movement of blood through the vessels. Increased circulation is of vital importance in the healing of most injuries. Increasing circulation helps injuries and other conditions because the blood brings in nutrients and oxygen while removing waste products. Hijama increases lymphatic fluid movement. Lymphatic fluids remove damaged cellular tissue debris.

Hijama penetrates to the depth of many muscle tissues, to reduce tension in deeper muscles. It also increases elasticity in superficial connective tissues and reduces fascial tension. Athletes enjoy the reduction of muscle tightness and the enhancement of nerve conduction velocity. One of the reasons Olympic Athletes are obsessed with Hijama is because their personal experience matches the research that found that Hijama increases Pressure-Pain thresholds in athletes with myofascial pain. It also promotes the release of Endogenous Opioid that affects the body on a systemic level which helps in improved pain control.

There is neurological integration between superficial fascia and deep fascia, which permeates muscles. Consequently, a reduction in superficial fascial tension via Hijama, produces neurological responses in the deeper fascia, producing similar muscular relaxation responses. That relaxing response is because muscles have such a large percentage of connective tissue in them.

When we experience an injury or inflammation of the soft tissue, it leads to adhesion formation, which decreases mobility and causes pain. Hijama can mechanically break down the adhesions and facilitate free movement for the affected structure, which is especially important in cases of tendonitis, muscular injury, and ligament sprain.

Muscles spams respond well to Hijama. Spasms are involuntary contractions started by the neurological system because of an overstimulated muscle. This typically happens because of over-exertion, dehydration, or low electrolytes. Spasms cause capillary constriction, which reduces blood flow and retains waste products. Metabolic waste products are noxious to the tissues and they irritate the free nerve endings. It is best to break spasms by using a gliding Hijama. Gliding Hijama will stimulate the affected sensory nerve endings and will mechanically stretch the individual fibers of soft tissues and reduce muscle tension while improving circulation.