CUPPING THERAPY

CUPPING THERAPY

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.  The cupping technique can be used in conjunction with acupuncture or dry needling. Cupping pulls blood to a region to stimulate healing. It is effective at stretching tight fascia and muscles. Cupping helps the tissue develop new blood flow and causes anti-inflammatory chemicals in the body.  Popularized recently during the 2016 summer Olympic games at RioDeJaneiro.

Common Treatment Indications :

Joint pain caused by arthritis and fibromyalgia,  Migraine and tension headaches,  Muscle aches and stiffness,  Skin problems such as eczema and acne, focal regional impingements or tendonitis.

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