Cupping

 

Cupping refers to an ancient Chinese practice in which a glass bulb is applied to the skin and the pressure in the bulb is reduced by suctioning out the air, leaving the skin and superficial muscle layer drawn into the cup. Cupping is often used to help alleviate respiratory tract infections such as asthma, arthritis, bronchitis and pneumonia.  Cupping has also been used in treatment for neuromuscular or muscularskeletal pain such as abdominal pain, neck and shoulder pain and back pain.  Click on any of the green links provided to learn more about each ailment listed on this page.

Patients can experience relief from pain symptoms, as well as restored energy following their cupping treatment.*  Popular with celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, cupping is gaining rapid attention in the media as an effective, natural and safe treatment. 

Click here to watch a CBS News video which demonstrates how cupping works.

Contact us to schedule your appointment and experience the health benefits of cupping today!*

* Clinical results will vary for each patient depending upon the history and intensity of the problem and the general overall health of the individual.