Cupping treatment is used to relieve pain, improve circulation and dispel stagnant blood and lymph to increase the energetic flow of the body.
Traditionally, the clay cup or bamboo cup are boiled in the water to create a negative pressure as they cool. The cups are placed on the exposed skin to create a suction. The most common styles of cupping are made with industrial silicon, glass and plastic.
With cupping treatment, the local skin may become red or bruised. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine ” the bruising indicates the removal of toxins from your body.” Rest assure, the bruises are temporary and will be back to normal after a few of days. Cupping treatment is very effective to relax the tightness and tension of muscles.