Cupping Therapy – What Is It and What Are Its Benefits?

How cupping massage and cupping therapy work – There are many different types of cupping treatments. A vacuum is created during a treatment and some suction is applied to your skin and body's tissues. 

The cups are placed on the skin during stationary cupping. They are not removed until the session is over. Massage cupping uses cups that are moved throughout the treatment to ease sore joints and muscles.

Cupping Therapy

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Brief history of cupping therapy – Cupping was documented in Egypt, so it could be traced back at least to 1500 BC. The ancient Greeks and Chinese also used it to treat various symptoms. The cups were originally made of hollowed-out animal horns. 

They were used to remove toxic substances from the body. From hollowed-out animal horns to cups made of bamboo to finally cups made out of glass, the cups have changed. Today, glass cups are still in use.

Here are some of the benefits of cupping treatments – This treatment can affect your tissues up to 4 inches below the skin's surface. This treatment is believed to aid in the elimination of toxins. To improve circulation, these treatments can open the veins, arteries, and capillaries. 

It can also be used to treat conditions such as stretch marks or varicose veins. Additionally, it has been suggested that it can clear congestion. These treatments can be used to treat asthma and to alleviate cold symptoms. You can also search online to get more information about cupping therapy.