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Posted on 08-10-2016

CUPPING
Cupping has been used for more than 2000 years. It is the process of creating a vacuum to
suction cups onto the body in order to treat a variety of ailments. In Chinese Medicine it
brings Qi and Blood to the surface to remove stagnation from deeper in the body or in the
meridians.
Cupping can be done with stationary cups placed on particular points or as moving
cupping over a larger surface. It can be used with acupuncture or as a stand alone
treatment.
Cupping can help to treat:
Pain (acute and chronic)
Asthma
Fertility
Gynecological issues
Allergies
Infections
Toxicity and Poison
Digestive issues
Abdominal pain
Arthritis
Colds and Flu
Cupping is generally used for more excess conditions. Talk to your Chinese Medicine Practitioner to find out if cupping is right for you or if another modality of treatment such as acupuncture, moxibustion, tuina, or herbs would actually be more helpful for the issues you have.

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