Cupping is a 5000 year old Chinese natural treatment method. Opposite to massage, cupping sucks air from the cup creating a negative pressure and sucking in the skin and the blood towards that area. The aim of this treatment is to prevent injury, improve performance and create a faster healing and recovery time for injuries already sustained.
Cupping pulls blood to a region to stimulate healing. It is effective at stretching tight connective tissue and muscles, helps the tissue develop new blood flow and causes anti-inflammatory chemicals in the body. The Marks that are left are part of the process, they usually go away in 3-5 days but can last for a couple of weeks depending on level of stagnation in the area.
What can cupping treat?
Cupping can be used to treat a wide variety of health conditions and injuries but don’t end at this list. Cupping is a deep-tissue therapy, great for muscle tension and pain anywhere in the body
Necks ,Shoulders,Back pain, Hip pain, Sciatic, Various joint problems, Tight IT bands (athletes often get told they have tight IT bands), Plantar fasciitis, Achilles pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Asthma and other lung conditions, Menstrual cramping, Headaches of various types can be alleviated through cupping, Digestive pain and bloating, Reduce stress and anxiety, Lower blood pressure.
Please Note: We advise that you have a Kinetic Chain Release treatment before experiencing cupping. Cupping can be booked alongside a KCR treatment. When getting cupping we require access to areas to be cupped so it is essential to wear suitable clothing,for example, loose shorts that are able to be moved, vest or sports bra.