– Dry Cupping
– Cupping Massage
– Wet Cupping
Part of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The Ancient Therapy
This ancient therapy is a part and parcel of traditional Chinese Medicine. It serves as a mean to promote therapeutic circulation of Qi and blood into certain areas of the body. It also collects stagnant blood under the specially designed vacuumable cup to let the blood out for Detoxification.
Cupping can be done with or without Bleeding process. Cupping may be used to potentiate the effect of Acupuncture or as a standalone therapy for a number of health issues.
What can be treated by cupping
The process of cupping tends to collect stagnant toxic blood, enabling it’s drawing out from the body. It invites fresh blood and Qi circulation to the affected areas, meridians and the internal organs connected to them. It reduces Dampness, swelling, pain, and relaxes tense muscles.
A few conditions usually treated by cupping alone or with Acupuncture include:
- Gynecological disorders
- Wrinkles and Cellulite removal
- Muscle soreness and pains
- Facial Rejuvenation
- Acute sprains
- A low backache
- Performance improvement
- Periodic Health maintenance
The negative pressure under cups helps to break the Cellulite and moves it out through lymphatic drainage. The enriched blood circulation after cupping helps regenerate the new more elastic Collagen under the skin, to rejuvenate and tighten it.
- Reduces Swelling.
- Assists with Post-Op Recovery.
- Reduce Some Symptoms of Osteoarthritis.
- Magnetic Therapy Is Good for General Well-Being.
- Potentially Alleviate Symptoms of Pain.
- Improve blood flow to body tissues.
It is utmost important that the practitioner uses clean disposable equipment for every patient and is vaccinated against blood-borne diseases. Cupping is not to be performed on areas of skin ulceration, edema, or over the large blood vessels. It is avoided on patients with Bleeding Disorders or Patients taking anticoagulant therapy. A special care is taken to prepare an infection-free area before applying cups. Topical medication is applied to avoid infection after removal of cups.– Precautions for Cupping
Is Cupping Therapy Safe?
Cupping Therapy is safe when applied by trained and certified professionals. Even the danger of skin infection is not a concern if the procedure follows the general guidelines of infection prevention.
Does Cupping Therapy have Side effects?
The Cupping Therapy is virtually free of side effects except for the circular areas of violet Bruising, which also disappears in a few days. Minute scarring may remain evident on the sites of bleeding depending upon the method used to induce bleeding.
Who should not use Cupping Therapy?
Cupping is not recommended for:
- Elderly and Children
- It is best avoided during:
- Pregnancy and Menstruation.
- People on Blood-thinning medications
Summary of Cupping Therapy
Cupping therapy is a modern-day Alternative medical therapy, adapted from ancient times. It is effective in treating tissue congestions and chronic pains on different site of the body. When used in a non-static way it gives the effect of a deep tissue massage and Myofascial release and helps in lymphatic drainage and detoxification. The therapy is well suited for enhancement of physical wellness and Relaxation of Mind. Therapy when applied by a trained certified professional, is safe and virtually painless.