Cupping is very trendy right now, and for good reason.
Cupping, or vacuum therapy, lifts tissue and create space in between cells. This modality improves blood flow to tissues. Cupping is like a reverse deep tissue massage. As a result, your body treats the cupped area as it would an injury. Inflammation occurs, and the fresh blood helps bring oxygen and nutrients to the tissue. Consequently, this effect heals the muscle tissue.
Is cupping therapy right for me?
Cupping is painless, and very effective at reducing chronic pain. For example, if you have stagnant, old chronic pain, cupping is a great option for you. After the treatment, you could have small, dark marks on your skin, and this is perfectly normal and expected. In conclusion, this type of treatment reduces pain for these conditions:
-Arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
-Back pain, neck pain, knee pain & shoulder pain
-Carpal tunnel syndrome
-Headaches and migraines
-And much more!
How is cupping performed?
Here at True Balance Pain Relief Clinic, we use dry cupping therapy. The therapist places hard plastic cups on areas of tension, and air is removed as the skin is raised. Following that, the therapist leaves the cups for a time, and the pressure valve is pulled and the cup is removed. Finally, the blood starts flowing to the area, removing cellular debris and pain.
Cupping therapy is now included in every session here at True Balance Pain Relief Clinic.
We believe pain relief does not have to be painful. Cupping therapy fits perfectly into this strategy of pain relief, especially for chronic back, neck and shoulder pain.
When you’re ready to try cupping therapy, schedule a massage with Erin at True Balance Pain Relief Clinic!