Cupping is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practice that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. This technique dates back more than 2,000 years but has received recent attention due to its use by world-class athletes for injury relief.
It’s believed that the effect of suction on the skin helps increase blood flow and promotes an optimal environment for healing. Researchers have concluded that cupping can be effective in treating the pain and disability associated with chronic neck pain and chronic low-back pain in the short term.
Cupping is generally safe for healthy people when performed by one of our trained healthcare professionals. Some mild and temporary side effects, such as bruising and soreness, can occur.
Cupping is a helpful complementary treatment for some. Before initiating treatment, our clinical professional will discuss your health history and treatment goals with you to determine if cupping is a good option for you.
Call us today at 714-633-7227 for more information and to schedule your cupping session.