Cupping involves placing glass, bamboo or plastic cups on the skin and creating a vacuum by suctioning out the air. Rather than applying pressure to muscles like massage, the suction uses pressure to pull skin, tissue and muscles upward.
What can it treat?
The main benefits of cupping are; to help relieve stress, pain, flu like symptoms, colds, back pain and muscle aches.
What does it do?
The purpose of cupping is to enhance circulation, relieve pain, and remove heat and toxins that linger in our body’s tissues.
Cupping can be used in combination with acupuncture and on its own.