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What is cupping?
Cupping involves the quick insertion and removal of a flame into a glass cup. This process removes oxygen from the cup and once the cup is applied to the skin it creates a vacuum. Cupping enables blood to be drawn to the outer muscle layers to release any tension and to help nourish the superficial muscle layer.
Cups may be lifted off and on, fixed in one location or glided over an area of the body, the method used depends on the individuals condition.
Cupping can leave red marks and depending on the muscle tension can be quite dark. These marks may remain for 1 day to 1 week.
Cupping is usually used as an adjunct therapy with acupuncture and not a stand alone treatment.
Chinese Medicine Theory believes that when certain points are triggered with acupuncture, it encourages the body to function more efficiently overtime.
Chinese Herbs play a very important role in Chinese Medicine and can supplement any other treatment you may receive or can be used as a stand-alone treatment.
Our main focus is to support the individual back to their optimum level of health.
Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture focuses supporting the individual back to health, by encouraging the body to help itself.