Cupping Massage

The Cupping or Cupping Therapy is an incredibly ancient and universal therapy, which expanded from early and different cultures.

In primitive part practices applied and the suction cups in order to suck the spirit of the disease-causing body.

The application of cupping is to make a vacuum effect in which the suction cup sticks to the body, the skin and sucks the muscle, opens the pores and moves the blood and lymphatic circulation.

In the suction cups glass vacuum generated in several ways, all with the use of fire. The technique is to consume the oxygen inside of the cup and immediately applied to the skin before reentering more oxygen. In this manner a vacuum is created.

History of Cupping

The Cupping or Cupping Therapy is an incredibly ancient and universal therapy, which expanded from early and different cultures.

In primitive practices applied and the suction cups in order to suck the spirit of the disease-causing body.

Medical seals found in Mesopotamia dating de3300 BC confirm the use of suction cups for medical purposes. In Egypt, papyrus dating back A2200 BC also provide indications of implementation, and written in theIndia the Ayurveda is oldest, dating from 1500 BC year, also refers to the practice of medicine cupping.

In Greece, Hippocrates (400 BC) was the one who left and later Galen or Paracelsus Medical consolidated this technique in medical texts the first detailed indications of the use of this therapy.

From the Greeks and Romans, to Alexandrine and Byzantine, cupping therapy came to the Arab countries, where it was consolidated with the name of Hijama. In China, the first written history of cupping is the year 280 AD, although it is known that the practice dates back to over 3000 years. Indeed, Cupping is mainly known as a practical from Chinese medicine.

The application of cupping is to make a vacuum effect in which the suction cup sticks to the body, the skin and sucks the muscle, opens the pores and moves the blood and lymphatic circulation.

In the suction cups glass vacuum generated in several ways, all with the use of fire. The technique is to consume the oxygen inside of the cup and immediately applied to the skin before reentering more oxygen. In this manner a vacuum is created.

The plastic cups come with a suction pump which controls the amount of air that is drawn from within the suction cup. Another model of suction cups is plastic with a rubber bulb that draws air.

The suction cups can be used in several ways:

In massage: In this case, oil on the skin would be applied to allow sliding of the cup. Massage is performed by the area being treated to cause hyperemia and move fluids. The purpose of this technique is the detoxification of the body of toxins circulating in blood and lymph. For this technique most often used is the pear sucker rubber

Application technology and rapid removal of the cup: This technique is used only in the back, and to make an impact on the lungs. The suction is applied, allowed two or three seconds, and is separated from the skin with a quick to apply immediately back on the next point, repeating the process, covering in this way all the treatment area movement. This technique is specific to many cases of pulmonary congestion by mucus. Helps excess mucus discards and exit through coughing.

This technique is often used glass suction cups.

Fixed dry: This technique involves leaving the cup attached to the skin at specific points to treat organic reflex zones of the body through reflex points on your back. It is also used in the treatment of so-called trigger points, ie points of maximum pain and contractures caused by structural blocks…

Bleeding with suction cup: When there are very congested and inflamed areas at any given point, you can draw a little blood to lower the tension in that area. For this, the skin pricked with a lancet in the fixed area and the suction cup is placed. It is the same body that drives out the amount of blood needed to release, to decongest the area and heal faster.

Benefits of Cupping

The Benefits of Cupping or Cupping Therapy are:

  • Balancing the body
  • Detoxification accumulation of impurities
  • Working contractures
  • It’s relaxing, analgesic and anti-inflammatory
  • Work on the energy level
  • Points affects the organic reflexes
  • Performs an action on the circulatory, lymphatic and nervous systems
  • Stimulates metabolism and defenses
  • Strengthens tendons
  • It’s adjuvant in anti-cellulite treatments
  • Helps remove excess fat
  • Useful in facial wrinkle treatments
  • Improves digestive system disorders
  • Reduces allergy symptoms, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia.
  • Helps eliminate fluid retention
  • Promotes the absorption of edema

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