Everyone knows the old adage that declares "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." This time-honored wisdom certainly makes sense. We wouldn't wait until we were riding on the wheel rim ...View Article
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Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Unlike acupressure or massage therapy which compresses muscles and tissues, cupping therapy decompresses or gently suctions and lifts skin tissue to effectively:
Increase blood circulation
Improve digestive function
Relieve headaches, neck, shoulder, back and leg pain
Stimulate lymphatic flow, plus many more therapeutic benefits