Through either heat or suction, the skin is gently drawn upwards by creating a vacuum in a cup over the target area of the skin. The cup stays in place for five to fifteen minutes. It is to help treat pain, deep scar tissues in the muscles and connective tissue, muscle knots, and swelling.
Massage oil may be applied to create a better seal as well as allow the cups to glide over muscle groups (e.g., trapezius, erectors, latissimus dorsi, etc.) in an act called “moving cupping”. Dark circles may appear where the cups were placed due to rupture of the capillaries just under the skin but are not the same as a bruise caused by blunt-force trauma
A hands-on body massage treatment opening the body’s defensive to move energy to the meridians and muscles.
It is one of the oldest holistic health therapies still in use today and is part of the state healthcare system in China.
Scalp Acupuncture is a modern acupuncture treatment based on knowledge of traditional acupuncture and neurology.
Applying acupuncture principles to promote relaxation and help relieve the symptoms of illness in the body.