Chinese Cupping Therapy Liverpool

Chinese Cupping Therapy Liverpool

Cupping is an ancient form of therapy in which special cups are placed on the skin for a few minutes and heated, to create suction. Chinese cupping therapy is an alternative medicine that is used for many different reasons, including help with pain, reducing inflammation, as a form of deep tissue massage, improving blood flow, as well as to promote relaxation and well-being. Cupping dates back to ancient cultures in Egypt, China, and the Middle East. It is described in one of the world’s oldest medical textbooks, the Ebers Papyrus. The ancient Egyptians were using a form of cupping as far back as 1,550 B.C.

What is Chinese Cupping Therapy?

During a cupping treatment, the therapist warms the cup then applies it to your skin. As the air inside cools, a vacuum is created. This vacuum causes your skin to be sucked into the cup and as your blood vessels expand it reddens. The cup is then left in place for up to 15 minutes – the exact time depends on the area of treatment.

Chinese Cupping Liverpool

Some of the benefits of Chinese cupping therapy are:

  • improved circulation
  • treatment of headaches and migraines
  • reducing discomfort associated with arthritis and rheumatic conditions
  • treating muscular aches and pains including sciatica
  • helping with a weakened immune system
  • cutting anxiety, stress and insomnia
  • reducing cellulite

Fire Cupping can be performed monthly, or it can complement other detoxification programs. It promotes wellness by:

  • Warming the body and making Qi (vital energy) flow more freely
  • Reducing pain and swelling
  • Ridding the body of toxins
  • Aiding relaxation

Fire cupping is both a great one-time treatment for common conditions and a wonderful way to maintain the body’s overall health. Combined with proper diet and exercise, cupping can help you keep healthy.

Beauty by Ruth Liverpool Beauty Salon

We are professionally trained and qualified to provide Chinese cupping therapy here at Beauty by Ruth. Call us on 0151 909 6116 and book your appointment at our Liverpool Beauty Salon today. 

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