What is Cupping Therapy and What Benefits Can I Get Out of It?

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Cupping Therapy is an ancient TCM practice. This type of natural treatment comes with many benefits as well. it involves placing cups on the skin to create suction and lifting tissue. There are many reasons why cupping is performed, predominantly to treat inflammation, circulatory issues, relaxation, and well-being. It is similar to a deep tissue massage, in reverse.

Cupping is currently trending on Instagram, and is used today by many celebrities and Olympians for relieving stress and sore muscles. There are a number of varieties of cupping therapy, the most common involving the use of silicone cups. Magazines, Internet blogs, and Instagram routinely show people who have used cupping with bruise-like marks. These disappear within 1-2 weeks and are very normal, especially with beginners.

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What are the Benefits of Cupping?

Once you have a cupping set, you can begin treatment. Though there aren’t many scientific studies supporting the use of cupping as a form of alternative medicine, it’s been used for thousands of years in China and worldwide.

The evidence that supports cupping the most is in treating acne, herpes, and pain management. Cupping is an alternative to more dangerous pharmaceuticals such as opioids. There is also some evidence supporting cupping in treating cervical spondylosis and facial paralysis.

Less common applications of a silicone cupping set involve the treatment of varicose veins, bronchial congestion caused by either allergies or asthma, anxiety, depression, migraines, high blood pressure, eczema, fertility disorders, rheumatic conditions like arthritis, fibromyalgia, and blood disorders like anemia and hemophilia.

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Are There Any Side Effects to Cupping?

Any sort of risks or side effects related to cupping are minimal, such as a mild discomfort, burns, and/or bruising. If purchasing a holiday cupping gift set, you will not undergo a treatment that’s risky or harmful.

When you start cupping therapy, do take it easy and start small. You don’t want to overwhelm your body or open up to discomfort. The benefits are promising, however you may need more than one session to see dramatic results. You may want to give it 3-4 sessions before declaring success or failure.

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What Else you Need to Know About Cupping

A Jade Soft holiday cupping set is the perfect gift for someone. When performing it on yourself, you may have difficulty reaching. This applies for any sort of back cupping. You’ll need a friend to help apply the cups, create the suction and to remove them. Do remember this in case you’re inexperienced with cupping.

All in all, cupping is an easy treatment to give, receiving it should not provide significant discomfort, and the result can be a much more comfortable physical presence. Get your own cupping set in Canada today from Lierre.ca.