Welcome to Physioheal Physiotherapy, where we embrace the ancient healing practice of cupping therapy from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Cupping therapy is renowned for its ability to remove stagnation, promote the flow of vital energy known as qi (chi), and restore balance within the body. By addressing disruptions in qi, this therapy brings numerous benefits that contribute to your overall well-being.
Benefits of Cupping Therapy
Cupping therapy offers a range of benefits to promote optimal health and wellness:
- Pain Relief: Experience effective relief from discomfort caused by various conditions through cupping therapy.
- Inflammation Reduction: By stimulating improved blood circulation and lymphatic flow, cupping helps reduce inflammation in targeted areas.
- Increased Blood Flow: The suction created by cupping enhances blood flow, accelerating the body’s natural healing processes.
- Deep-Tissue Massage: Benefit from a deep-tissue massage that targets specific areas of tension and tightness.
- Myofascial Release Relaxation: Cupping helps release tension in fascia and connective tissue, promoting relaxation and easing muscle stiffness.
- Release and Drain Excess Fluids and Toxins: Detoxify your body as cupping aids in releasing accumulated fluids and toxins.
How Cupping Therapy Works
Cupping therapy involves a simple yet effective technique that harnesses the power of suction to create its healing effects. The process includes the following steps:
- Placement of Cups: Specially designed cups are placed on the skin over the targeted areas.
- Creation of Vacuum: A vacuum is created within the cups either by heating and cooling the air or using a mechanical pump.
- Suction Effect: As a result of the vacuum, the skin is drawn into the cups, initiating the therapeutic process.
- Stimulation and Healing: The increased blood flow and loosening of fascia or connective tissue contribute to healing and well-being. Similar to deep tissue massage, this process can break up scar tissue and reduce pain.
Types of Cupping Therapy
Explore various cupping techniques that cater to individual preferences and needs:
- Dry Cupping: The traditional method involves using suction to draw the skin into the cups without any additional techniques.
- Fire Cupping: Cups are first heated to create the vacuum effect before being applied to the skin.
- Wet Cupping / Hijama Cupping: This technique combines cupping with controlled bloodletting, believed to remove harmful substances from the body.
- Dynamic/ Moving Cupping: The cups are gently moved across the skin, providing a massaging effect.
Experience the rejuvenating benefits of cupping therapy at Physioheal Physiotherapy. Our skilled practitioners ensure a safe and relaxing experience tailored to your unique health goals. Embrace this ancient healing practice to rebalance your qi, enhance your wellness, and embark on a journey towards optimal health. To book your cupping therapy session call +91-9999259307, book online, or request a phone consultation and discover the profound effects of this therapeutic treatment.