What is Cupping Therapy?
Cupping is an ancient therapy that has amazing benefits and utilized all over the world. Cupping has been used for centuries for chronic pain and other conditions dating back to the Egyptians and Ancient Greece. A therapist will place a glass cup and create a vacuum by suctioning out the air. The underlying tissue is raised into the cup. The therapist starts with organic coconut oil , followed with basalt stones to warm up the treated area and then the cups are applied utilizing stationary and moving techniques depending on what is being treated.
What is the purpose of cupping?
The purpose of cupping is to enhance circulation, help relieve pain, removes "heat" and other toxins that linger in your body's tissues.
- STRESS RELIEF
- REMOVES TOXINS FROM THE BODY
- HEALTHY TRANSPORTATION OF BLOOD, LYMPH, AND FLUIDS TO THE AFFECTED AREA AND THROUGHOUT THE BODY
- BACK AND MUSCLE PAIN
- POOR CIRCULATION
- MUSCLE ACHES AND PAINS
- WEIGHT MANAGEMENT - In TCM, obesity may originate in an impaired digestive system. For patients who are overweight, cupping can help to stimulate digestion, improve bowel movements and improve the removal of waste products from the body. This helps the body shed excess weight.
- GENERAL HEALTH MAINTENANCE - To promote one's overall health, cupping helps rejuvenate the meridians ( nervous system, circulation, and lymphatic ) and internal organs that are not in their optimal condition.