The Fire Within Acupuncture & Wellness
Cupping is the use of glass cups on the body, suctioned on with the use of a flame. It works by moving Qi and Blood stagnation, as well as detoxification of the tissues and muscles it is applied to. Cupping promotes healing to the area in which it is applied, having the ability to release tight, sore muscles. It is used for myofascial release, chronic or acute muscle pain, acne on the body, and more. The general benefits of cupping are: Improved circulation, purification of blood, regulation of the autonomic nervous system and an overall cooling effect. Cupping also reduces pain and swelling and speeds up the natural healing process in the specific areas of application.