What Is Cupping Therapy?

What Are The Uses Of Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine which involves a therapist places special cups made out of either silicone, earthenware, bamboo or glass. Cupping therapy dates back to the mid 16th century so it isn’t a new type of therapy and it’s certainly very popular. Cupping is an excellent form of non invasive treatment, which can really benefit tired aching muscles, especially in athletes. The reverse pressure exerted during cupping works to pull the tissue from bone, allowing better blood flow to the area.

What Are The Benefits Of Cupping Therapy?

Cupping helps to:

  • Reduce stress levels
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Heal
  • Break down scar tissue
  • Ease chronic pain

Images Of Cupping Therapy Treatment

Cupping is popular with athletes who are using it in recovery. US swimmer Michael Phelps is a fan of this Ancient Chinese therapy as can be seen in this What is Cupping Therapy? Men’s Health article – as you can see he can be seen with large red/purple circles on him from cupping therapy.

The following is a image of Cryotherapy Barnsley staff treating a client using cupping therapy.

Cupping therapy

Where Can I Find Cupping Therapy Near Me?

Look no further than Cryotherapy Barnsley. We offer cupping therapy. Contact us to enquire about this treatment.

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