GHARBEYA, EGYPT: An Egyptian masseur performs with fireplace to alleviate his purchasers’ muscle ache at his spa within the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya.
Abdel Rehim Saeid, 35, applies the traditional Pharaonic method, generally known as the “fiery towel” by beginning with an ordinary therapeutic massage, utilizing oil and camomile, to stimulate blood circulation and alleviate a number of the ache in affected areas.
Then comes the warmth.
Saeid locations a number of layers of towels and different isolating supplies on the shopper’s again. Then a towel soaked in alcohol is positioned on prime and set on fireplace. It burns for roughly a minute earlier than the flames are put out with a moist towel.
“It’s …referred to as a fiery therapeutic massage,” Saeid stated, that works by sucking moisture out of the physique.
“I talk with the human physique, coming into shut contact with the physique of the human in entrance of me,” he stated.
Saeid stated he can’t use the method with folks affected by hypertension, kidney failure or haemophilia.
He stated he skilled underneath an professional within the fiery towel method in Morocco, and had earned a number of therapeutic massage certifications from establishments in Egypt.
Mohammed al-Shaer, a shopper in his 30s, stated his ache had improved “100%” after the fiery remedy.
“Earlier than, I couldn’t stand to wish. I couldn’t stretch my again once I bought out of a automotive,” he stated. “Now, after the second session, my physique is getting higher and my motion is healthier. I was very lazy however that is not the case.”