Cupping Therapy is an ancient Chinese form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin to mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing.
What are the different types of Cupping Therapy?There are two types of cupping dry cupping and bleeding or wet cupping (controlled bleeding) with wet cupping being more commonly used option.
What kind of cups are used in Cupping Therapy?Cups in which a partial vacuum is created are placed on the skin either by means of heat or suction.
What is the process used in Cupping Therapy?In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) cupping is a method of applying acupressure by creating a vacuum on the patient's skin to dispel stagnant blood and lymph, thereby improving qi flow for the treatment of various conditions.
Which conditions can be healed through Cupping Therapy?Cupping Therapy can be used for the treatment of respiratory diseases such as the common cold, pneumonia and bronchitis. Cupping Therapy can also be used on back, neck, shoulder and other musculoskeletal conditions.
Cupping is used to treat a broad range of medical conditions such as blood disorders (anaemia, haemophilia), rheumatic diseases (arthritic joint and muscular conditions), fertility and gynaecological disorders, and skin problems (eczema, acne), and is claimed by proponents to help general physical and psychological well-being.