What is Cupping Therapy:

Is a form of deep-tissue massage therapy in which pumping cups are placed on affected area of the body and we manually withdraw the air creating a suction that pulls the tissue upwards, drawing and expanding blood vessels closer to the skin surface.

This treatment can be Dry/Static (no use of oil) or Moving cupping (gliding strokes, using oil).

Benefits:

  • Cupping has been found to affect up to 4 inches into the tissues. The cupping suction increases the blood flow on the area breaking down knots, bringing nutrients, oxygen and take away waste that blocks muscle function, helping stiff muscle and soft tissue to relax and recover. It also helps tissues to remove toxins, opens lymphatic pathways, help activate and clear veins, arteries and capillaries, stimulate and tone up the skin.

  • Since Cupping works in a deep level, it's an excellent tool to break down Cellulite and increase the blood flow so fat and toxins that have been released can move to the lymph system. Cellulite treatment will leave no marks since we use gliding movements to break it down.

  • Face Cupping is a gentle way to refresh your face and prepare your skin for further treatment. We use gliding techniques to increases blood circulation around the skin surface, that leaves no marks, but helps your skin to absorb any face cream or mask you apply afterwards, easier, faster and much more effectively. 

Marks and Discolouration:

While cupping is considered safe (especially air cupping using pump and silicone cups which do not include fire or heat), it can cause some temporary swelling and discolouration which is normal

after a session. These circle marks are the result of the suction, drawing blood vessels on the surface of the skin as they expand.

These marks or discolouration are not painful. Within few, or maximum 4 days, these marks rapidly fade away and disappear.

Cupping Contraindications: 

It might not be suitable for people with fragile skin, Varicose veins or Thrombosis, inflamed, infected or burned tissue, Cancer, Diabetes, High blood pressure, Spondylitis (vertebrae inflammation), Spondylosis (degeneration of the vertebrae), unexplained acute swelling areas.

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