Cupping therapy is an alternative medicine technique which originated as an ancient Chinese medicine practice. Cupping is a decompression therapy that works by placing cups on the skin and applying suction to lift the area below the cup. The decompression of cupping promotes improved circulation through the area to accelerate cellular repair and promote healing.
What are the benefits of cupping?
- Promote blood flow
- Decrease pain
- Relieve muscular tension
- Decrease swelling
- Reduce friction between tissues
- Improve range of motion