Ace Massage Cupping therapy is a type of bodywork that utilizes specially designed cups of various sizes to create a vacuum on the skin’s surface. The cups are typically made of glass, plastic, or silicone and can be applied to various areas of the body, including the back, shoulders, hips, and legs.
During a typical Ace Massage Cupping therapy session, the practitioner applies a lubricant or oil to the skin and then places the cups onto the targeted areas. The cups are then either heated or a hand-held pump is used to create a vacuum, which draws the skin and underlying tissue upward into the cup. The cups are then moved around the area to stimulate the tissue.
The suction created by the cups helps to increase blood flow, loosen tight muscles, and promote healing by bringing nutrient-rich blood to the affected area. This increased blood flow can also help to flush out toxins and metabolic waste, which can help to reduce inflammation and pain.
Ace Massage Cupping therapy is often used to treat a variety of conditions, such as back pain, neck pain, headaches, and joint pain. It is also used to improve circulation, reduce inflammation, assist in lymphatic drainage, and promote relaxation.
As with any alternative therapy, it is crucial to speak with a qualified healthcare professional before trying Ace Massage Cupping therapy to determine if it is a safe and appropriate treatment for your condition. To find an ACE Massage Cupping practitioner in your area, visit our Practitioner Locator.
Therapeutic Effects of ACE Massage Cupping & MediCupping
- Lymph Drainage
- Loosen Adhesions
- Release Deep Tissue Issues
- Move Stagnation
- Relieve Inflammation
- Stimulate Blood Flow
- Sedate the Nervous System
Conditions Benefiting From ACE Massage Cupping & MediCupping
Cupping has been used extensively for asthma and pneumonia. The respiratory system and phlegm respond very well to ACE Massage Cupping & MediCupping therapy and this can ease labored breathing. The effect on the nervous system is sedating and is widely used for high blood pressure conditions, anxiety, fatigue, insomnia, chronic headaches, neuralgia and rheumatism. Pain relief is quick, and long-term injuries and restrictions can release in one or a few treatments. Scar tissue softens quickly. Lymph drainage using Massage Cupping™ can greatly benefit pre- and post-operative conditions and may assist in the healing process. The same drainage, breakdown of stagnation and adhesions will assist in contouring the body and improving the appearance of cellulite.
- Asthma & Pneumonia
- Athletic Stress & Injury
- Chronic Pain
- High Blood Pressure / Low Blood Pressure
- Insomnia & Anxiety
- Lung Inflammation & Congestion
- Migraine, Tension Headaches, & Sinusitis
- Muscular Aches
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Poor Circulation
- Preoperative & Postoperative
- Scars & Adhesions
- Sluggish Colon & IBS
- Spider Veins
- Stagnant Lymph Edema
- TMJ Dysfunction
How to Learn Manual Cupping Therapy
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