While acupuncture may be a suitable form of therapy for some, there is an alternative for those who are seeking a new form of therapy treatment, free of needles. Cupping therapy involves placing glass jars on the skin that create a suction-like-effect. Cupping encourages the circulation of the body’s energy and blood helping to significantly resolve pain issues. In fact, many Olympic athletes are currently using cupping therapy to address pain disorders after competition. Cupping is unique in Chinese medicine in that it often successfully treats pain issues without the use of needles.
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The history of cupping dates back thousands of years and is a component of traditional Chinese medicine. Although the techniques have been modernized, the philosophy remains the same – move stagnant energy and blood, and pain resolves.
Cupping can be used to treat:
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