Cupping Massage Therapy is an alternative treatment where suction is applied to certain areas of distress to help promote healing in the body. You may have seen some athletes sport their purple circles during this past Olympic season.
Cup-like instruments will be placed over the body and suction is applied onto the tissue. This helps stretch out the connective tissue underneath your skin, called Myofascia, which allows it to separate and breathe.
Cupping can help with a lot of different ailments and issues such as:
After your treatment you may notice purple or discoloured circles where the cups have been placed. Don't worry! This is just stagnant blood cells and toxins that have been trapped between your tissue layers that are finally getting a chance to release.
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