. No, it's not just a seven-letter word to raise eyebrows in Scrabble! is an ancient Chinese healing practice that can ease and improve your overall health. The highly effective has been used for thousands of years. The form of gained popularity thanks to Michael Phelps' Olympic performance in Rio De Janeiro.
What is Cupping Treatment?
The uses specialized cups that are placed on the . Then, using heat or air, the cups are suctioned onto the 's and is gently lifted away from the . The cups can either be left stationary or moved along the body. By increasing in the affected area, can reduce soreness and speed up recovery of overworked muscles. It can also help form new and promote cell repair.
Many athletes find relief from from . Other patients with underlying health issues like and/or disease can also find positive benefits to and . is a great complement to a Swedish or deep tissue massage.
Types of Cupping
There are two main :
- : only method
- : may involve and controlled medicinal bleeding
Benefits of Cupping
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