How Cupping Therapy Helps With TMJ Symptoms

Friday, March 5th, 2021
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Temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ) is when someone experiences pain in their jaw when they open their mouth. This joint acts like a hinge, connecting the jaw bone to the skull. This syndrome is caused by trauma to the jaw or teeth, grinding, clenching, poor posture, arthritis, and even stress. Cupping therapy for TMJ can be extremely beneficial to people who suffer from this disorder… [Read More]

Everything You Need To Know About Myofascial Cupping

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

You may wonder how a therapy that leaves marks that look like a giant octopus has hugged you to tightly can ease health issues. This therapy, called myofascial cupping, has actually been practiced for thousands of years. Evidence of cupping has been found in ancient Chinese, Egyptian, and Hindu writings. This is a therapeutic practice that involves the attachment of small glass or plastic cups to the skin through suction… [Read More]

Which Type Of Massage Therapy Is The Best?

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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The word “massage” brings to mind spas and relaxation. Days or weeks of stress are taken away as you experience a relaxing session of your favorite massage therapy. The only thing to consider when deciding it’s time for this therapy is which method is the best for you. Some of the most popular types of relaxation therapy include hot stone massage, deep tissue therapy, cupping, Thai massage, and chair massages… [Read More]

3 Of The Best Ways To Help Treat Sciatica Pain

Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Many people have back pain and sciatica, a condition that happens when the longest and biggest nerve is irritated or inflamed. Your spinal cord has several nerve roots that go through holes in your sacrum and combine with the sciatic nerve… [Read More]

Acupuncture Vs. Cupping Therapy: Which Is Best For You?

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Alternative healing methods and therapies have grown in popularity over traditional western medicine over the years. The Mayo clinic has reported that at some time during their lives, about 40% of Americans have chosen these types of treatment. You may have many questions about acupuncture and cupping therapy if you are considering one of these techniques. The following can help you decide which is best for you… [Read More]

Do You Have Spider Or Varicose Veins? Cupping Therapy Can Help!

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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Varicose and spider veins are the raised marks and lines that appear on your legs as you grow older. If the look of the veins marking your skin bothers you, they can be removed or their appearance lessened through cosmetic means. Varicose veins are usually darker colored lines, while spider veins can be identified as lighter red marks. Both of these conditions can be treated using cupping therapy… [Read More]

Boost Your Immune System With Cupping Therapy

Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Preventative practice is often more effective than treatment once a health issue has arisen. One noninvasive form of treatment for a wide variety of issues and ailments is cupping therapy. Cupping therapy is a form of traditional Eastern medicine from China that works around the principle of qi, or ch’i. This is considered to be an invisible energy that flows through the body along various channels and can be manipulated at certain nodes to promote healing. Before getting cupping therapy, it is important to understand how your therapist performs this treatment and how it will affect your body… [Read More]

9 Benefits That Cupping Therapy Can Give You

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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You have probably heard of a practice called cupping, but you may wonder why people receive this therapy. Cupping therapy is the process of warming small glass cups before placing them onto the skin. The cups are then pulled away from the body to relax and loosen muscles by promoting blood flow. This process can be viewed as the inverse of massage therapy. Rather than applying pressure to muscles, suction is used to pull the skin and muscles upward. If you have been interested in trying cupping therapy, here are nine benefits that you can expect… [Read More]

5 Health Benefits Provided By Cupping Therapy

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Cupping therapy, though it has been relatively unknown to Western civilization until recently, has been utilized in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. It was even recommended by Hippocrates, the man many consider to be the father of modern medicine, in his guide to clinical treatment. Though techniques have been modernized, the philosophy behind this therapy has remained the same. Cupping therapy uses small glass, plastic, or bamboo jars as suction devices that are placed on the body in various places. Cupping therapy is used to relieve pain, boost immune function, rid the body of toxins, and lower stress… [Read More]

Using Cupping Therapy To Treat Various Skin Conditions

Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Cupping therapy works to heal a number of skin conditions, including psoriasis and eczema. By receiving cupping therapy, you can drastically improve a number of skin conditions without taking a plethora of prescription medications. This therapy has also been proven to help those suffering with hives or acne. The following will detail the process of cupping therapy and how it helps with the symptoms of various skin conditions… [Read More]