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The purpose of this case report was to determine the effects of dry cupping therapy on a 56-year-old female patient who had Haglund’s deformity surgery.

Publication Date

Summer 2018


St. Augustine, FL


Complementary Therapies/methods, Heel/abnormalities, Surgical Procedures - Operative, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy Modalities


Physical Therapy


Presented at the Summer 2018 Research Day on the St. Augustine, FL, campus of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.

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1. Filiatrault A. Haglund’s deformity: AKA the pump bump or bauer bump. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011;79-83.
2. Myerson CL, Shimozono Y, Kennedy JG. Haglund’s deformity and chronic achilles tendonitis. Oper Tech Orthop. 2018;28(2):104-109.
3. Thomas JL, Christensen JC, Kravitz SR, et al. The diagnosis and treatment of heel pain: A clinical practice guideline – revision 2010. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2010;49(3):1-19.

Effects of Dry Cupping Therapy on a 56-year-old Female Patient Post Haglund’s Deformity Surgery: A Case Report



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