:::Alternative Medicine::: Cupping
Cupping is completely unique to the western society, however; it has been used for centuries in other countries and cultures. Cupping involves placing heated cups over the skin to encourage blood flow, releasing toxins, relieving pain, Qi, and body fluids such as Lymph.
The general benefits of cupping are; improved circulation, purification of blood, regulation of the autonomic nervous system and an overall cooling effect, muscle spam, tightness, numbness and cold feeling. it is used for the treatment of shoulder pain, tightness, heaviness and bloating feeling, arthritis, common cold, and so on.
Cupping also reduces pain and swelling and speeds up the natural healing process in the specific areas of application.