Massage Cupping Therapy

What is Massage Cupping?

Massage cupping is a form of therapeutic bodywork that is used to facilitate deep tissue release and aid in bringing about numerous healthful benefits to the body, by:

  • Draining toxins
  • Draining excess fluid
  • Lifting connective tissue
  • Releasing rigid soft tissue
  • Loosening adhesions
  • Sending blood flow to stagnant muscles and skin

How is the Technique Performed?

Massage Cupping is performed through the use of suction cups where "reverse pressure" is applied to the body's surface by manually withdrawing the air through a suction gun that are generally placed or massaged along problem areas, in the direction of natural lymphatic flow.

Many conditions can benefit from Massage Cupping. The following are some of the most common conditions that benefit from this treatment:

  • Headaches
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Hypertension
  • Insomnia
  • Elimination problems
  • Neck, Back, and Shoulder pain
  • Edema
  • Cellulite
  • Scarring from surgeries

Who should avoid Massage Cupping?

  • Liver problems
  • Ruptured spinal disks
  • Kidney Problems
  • Cancer Patients undergoing treatment