Cupping Therapy Golden ValleyIf you’ve heard of cupping therapy but are unsure of what it entails, feel free to read more about this new service we now offer at Advanced Medical of Twin Cities. Feel free to reach out to our office if you have any questions about cupping therapy after reading this in-depth blog.

What Are the Origins of Cupping Therapy?

There is some confusion surrounding where cupping actually originated. Some claim that the Chinese invented the therapy, but the oldest pictures show the Egyptians using this technique around 1500 B.C. Whoever invented this technique, there’s no doubt that cupping has been around for thousands of years.

What Are The Benefits of Cupping Therapy?

There are a whole host of benefits you can experience from cupping therapy, a few of which include:

• Improve Blood Flow
• Reduce Pain and Inflammation
• Improve Range of Motion
• Decrease Tightness in Your Muscles
• Improve Circulation
• Decrease Toxins in the Body

What Conditions Can Cupping Therapy Help With?

There are a number of conditions that can benefit from cupping therapy, some of which include:

• Lack of Mobility
• Headaches
• Tightness in Various Muscles
• Tendinitis
• Plantar Fasciitis
• Bursitis
• Fibromyalgia
• Other conditions

How Does Cupping Therapy Feel?

Typically, cupping is not painful and can be very relaxing. You will experience a pulling of the skin in a rolling manner. You may experience redness and warmness after the cup has been released from an affected area. This is due to blood flow increasing to the area where the cup was used.

What Can I Expect After a Cupping Session?

After cupping, you will likely feel mild soreness and some bruising that can last around one week. This soreness is due to a buildup of lactic acid in the muscle tissue where the cupping was done on your body.

If you’re interested in learning more about the many benefits of cupping therapy, don’t hesitate to reach out to the team at Advanced Medical of Twin Cities today. We’ll be happy to have a consultation with you to discuss more details about this unique form of holistic treatment that’s shown to offer many benefits to our clients. Give us a call today at (763) 541-1280 to schedule an appointment with one of our providers.