CuppingCupping is another safe and relaxing modality of Chinese Medicine that is great for many conditions. Besides the Chinese, many cultures around the world use cupping as a common remedy. It is a popular way to help relieve pain caused by tight muscles, most often in the upper back, shoulders, and neck.

Cupping is a safe, non-invasive technique that brings fresh blood to the surface of the skin and muscles to optimize circulation and range of motion. Besides being used for physical muscular conditions, it is also a widely accepted procedure used for the relief of upper respiratory track conditions like colds, flus, and bronchitis. It helps relieve coughs and chest restriction. as well as promotes faster recovery of these respiratory conditions.

Cupping works by applying suction through a glass cup, which creates a vacuum effect. As cupping brings fresh circulation to the area of contact, it raises old and congested blood to the skin’s surface. This means that red marks are usually left behind that resemble bruising. These marks are painless, and typically fade within a few days.

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