Records have proven that ancient cultures of Greece, and China regarded cupping as a medical practice as early as 28 A.D. Over the years, the incredible power of the cupping suction have been used for many aches, ills and ailments. The powerful stimulation and increase in circulation has made a powerful difference in healing these and many other physical issues known for it. Cupping is known for it’s ability to break up localized stagnation.
A list of benefits of Cupping include:
• Loosening of Tightened or Painful Muscles
• Loosened adhesion’s
• To Lift connective Tissue
• Helps loosen Muscles around Pinched Nerves
• Enhance circulation in stagnant muscles
• Helping Sprains or Strains to Heal Faster
• Drains excess fluids and toxins
• Reducing Edema
• Reduced Fibromyalgia
• Loosens Lung Congestion
• Improving Breathing in Asthma Patients
• Helps Menstrual Irregularities
• Improves Lactation
• Improves Gastrointestinal Disorders
• Stimulate the peripheral nervous system
In Chinese medical theory, the stagnation can be of just about any type: blood, qi, toxins or dampness. The suction from cupping draws stagnant energy, toxins, heat or fluid out of where it has accumulated deep within the tissues, up to body’s surface. Once close to the skin accumulated toxins can more easily be moved & eliminated through the body’s lymph system.
Experts estimate that upwards of ninety percent of disease is stress-related. And perhaps nothing ages us faster, internally and externally, than high stress. Massage is an effective tool for managing this stress, which translates into:
- Decreased anxiety.
- Enhanced sleep quality.
- Greater energy.
- Improved concentration.
- Increased circulation.
- Reduced fatigue.
Massage can also help specifically address a number of health issues. Bodywork can:
- Alleviate low-back pain and improve range of motion.
- Assist with shorter, easier labor for expectant mothers and shorten maternity hospital stays.
- Ease medication dependence.
- Enhance immunity by stimulating lymph flow—the body’s natural defense system.
- Exercise and stretch weak, tight, or atrophied muscles.
- Help athletes of any level prepare for, and recover from, strenuous workouts.
- Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ—the skin.
- Increase joint flexibility & help w/ carpal tunnel.
- Lessen depression and anxiety.
- Promote tissue regeneration, reducing scar tissue and stretch marks.
- Pump oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs, improving circulation.
- Reduce post surgery adhesions and swelling.
- Reduce spasms and cramping.
- Relax and soften injured, tired, and overused muscles.
- Release endorphins—amino acids that work as the body’s natural painkiller.
- Relieve sciatica pain.
- Relieve migraine pain
Records have proven that ancient cultures of Greece, and China regarded cupping as a medical practice as early as 28 A.D. Over the years, the incredible power of the cupping suction have been used for many aches, ills and ailments. The powerful stimulation and increase in circulation has made a powerful difference in healing these and many other physical issues.