Using small glass or plastic cups as suction devices that are placed on the skin. The suction in the cups causes the skin and superficial muscle layers to be slightly pulled into the cup. Once applied onto the skin, the cups are either slid onto the skin or left in place for about ten minutes.
Cupping can relax muscles, encourage local blood flow, resolve deep scar tissue, speed-up healing of injuries, open up the skin pores and facilitate the removal of toxins, and has a positive effect on the nervous system.
Cupping has a wide variety of applications like:
TCM Cupping $50 for 45 minutes
Glass cups are applied to the skin using suction and negative pressure. Cupping is used to drain excess fluids, stimulate the nervous system, loosen adhesions and connective tissue.
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