CUPPING THERAPY

 

You could be the next Michael Phelps! Cupping Therapy is excellent for helping with everything from muscle tension to blood circulation to detoxification. We use glass suction cups to expand tissue and create space for circulation and blood flow.

How does it work?

We use glass suction cups for our cupping. Your therapist will use alcohol to heat the inside of each cup, as the fire goes out, we put the cup upside down onto your skin. As the air inside the cup cools, it creates a vacuum with your skin creating a pulling sensation. The cups are left in place for around 10 minutes.

What are the benefits of cupping?

  • Improved blood circulation
  • Speeds up muscle recovery
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Eases muscle aches and pains

Are there any side effects to cupping?

There are very little side effects with cupping. Some patients experience mild discomfort when the cups are placed.

The cups can leave a dark color resembling a bruise when removed, depending on how much stagnation is in the area. This color will start fading the day after treatment. The darkest of colors take a week to disappear completely.

healing naturally is our mission

OPEN HOURS

M-F: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Sat: 9:30am – 4:30pm

CLOSED: Wendnesdays

Sundays

(240) 386-8608

info@eastwestwellnesscenter.com

9282 Gaither Rd Gaithersburg MD 20877

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