In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...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