What is CUPPING?

Cupping is a traditional Chinese therapy that involves gently placing glass cups on
the skin to create a soothing suction.

Benefits of Cupping

  • Pain Relief: Cupping is often used to alleviate muscle and joint pain. The suction created by the cups helps to increase blood flow to the targeted area, promoting healing and reducing discomfort.
  • Relaxation and Stress Reduction: Cupping therapy can have a relaxing effecton the body. The suction and gentle massage stimulate the nervous system, leading to a sense of calm and stress relief.
  • Improved Blood Circulation: By promoting better blood circulation, cupping may aid in the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to tissues, facilitating the body’s natural healing processes.
  • Detoxification: Advocates of cupping believe that it helps remove toxins from the body by drawing impurities to the surface, which are then eliminated through the lymphatic system.
  • Reduced Inflammation: Cupping may assist in reducing inflammation, making it potentially beneficial for conditions characterized by inflammation, such as arthritis.

Conditions Cupping May Help

  • Muscle Tension and Pain: Cupping is commonly used to address muscle tightness, knots, and pain, providing relief for conditions like back pain, neck pain and legs pain.
  • Respiratory Issues: Cupping may aid in relieving respiratory conditions like asthma and bronchitis by promoting better breathing and reducing congestion.