Cupping for Pain



Cupping therapy is a method used to enhance blood circulation, improve pain control, and remove toxins and waste from the body. Cupping has been used in Chinese, Egyptian and Middle Eastern cultures going back thousands of years. Studies have shown that cupping is able to help with preventing cardiovascular diseases, muscle relaxation, and modulate the immune system. Other studies have also shown that cupping is effective for treating chronic back pain in adults and reduces patients’ pain intensity. If you are interested in seeing how cupping may benefit you, please feel free to contact our center.

References:

Al-Bedah, A., Elsubai, I. S., Qureshi, N. A., Aboushanab, T. S., Ali, G., El-Olemy, A. T., Khalil, A., Khalil, M., & Alqaed, M. S. (2018). The medical perspective of cupping therapy: Effects and mechanisms of action. Journal of traditional and complementary medicine, 9(2), 90–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcme.2018.03.003


Moura, C. C., Chaves, É., Cardoso, A., Nogueira, D. A., Corrêa, H. P., & Chianca, T. (2018). Cupping therapy and chronic back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis. Revista latino-americana de enfermagem, 26, e3094. https://doi.org/10.1590/1518-8345.2888.3094



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