Massage Cupping

About Massage Cupping

By creating suction and negative pressure, Massage Cupping Therapy is used to soften tight muscles, loosen adhesions, and separate layers of connective tissue to bring hydration and blood flow to body tissues. Massage cupping bodywork is versatile and can easily be modified to accomplish a range of techniques, from facilitation of lymphatic drainage to deep-tissue myofascial release. Massage Cupping is very relaxing, effective, and a time honored technique dating back thousands of years.

Suction pulls toxins, pathogenic factors, blood poison, dead lymph and cellular debris from deep within tissues to the skin. These toxic agents are then more easily expelled from the body with the use of massage cupping. The marks dissipate from a few hours to several weeks, depending on the amount of stagnation and post treatment activities.

Massage Cupping marks are an indication of existing disease and toxins being removed from deep within the tissues. If there is no restriction, pathogen, blockage in lymph or blood circulation, marks will appear light pink, which indicates normal healthy blood flow to the dermis and disappear within a few minutes after the treatment.

Usually, the greatest amount of deposits being drawn to the surface will occur in the first few treatments- this is a good thing. The marks will lessen in intensity as the deeper issues are resolved and stagnations and toxins are processed out of the body via the circulatory and lymphatic systems. Although the marks look painful, they are not. Clients usually feel an immediate sense of relief.

Many of our Therapist's hold a basic certification in Massage Cupping. For more information check out the FAQ's below or read the Bio Page's of one of our Therapists to see if they are Certified.

FAQ's about Massage Cupping:

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How does cupping feel? Is it painful?

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