Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The cups can be made of various materials, including glass, silicone, or bamboo, and are placed on the skin with either heat or a vacuum. The suction created by the cups helps to increase blood flow to the area and promote healing.

There are two main types of cupping therapy: dry cupping and wet cupping. Dry cupping involves placing cups on the skin without making any incisions, while wet cupping involves making small incisions on the skin before applying the cups. The purpose of wet cupping is to remove harmful substances from the body, while dry cupping is mainly used to promote blood flow and relaxation.

Cupping therapy has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine and has gained popularity in recent years as a form of alternative therapy. It is commonly used to treat pain, inflammation, and muscle tension. It can also be used to improve digestion, treat respiratory problems, and promote overall well-being.

Martvic Exercise Therapy Centre offers cupping therapy as part of its treatment options because it is a safe, non-invasive technique that can provide numerous benefits for patients. It can be used in conjunction with other treatments, such as massage therapy and exercise therapy, to provide a comprehensive approach to healing and pain management. Additionally, cupping therapy can be customized to meet the individual needs of each patient, making it a highly personalized treatment option.