Vacuum therapy, sometimes known as cupping uses suction by placing suction cups on the body to treat a range of conditions like arthritis, rheumatism, sports injury, trauma, fibromyalgia, fatigue, relieve chronic and acute pain, muscle tension and musculoskeletal (msk) disorders. Vacuum therpay can also be used for aesthetics, facial cupping is an excellent non-invasive treatment to minimise the effects of aging and sun or environmental damage.
HOW IT WORKS
Vacuum therapy promotes self-healing by regenerating capillaries, enhancing blood flow to the problem area and reducing inflammation and removing toxins.
The cups create a strong vacuum that mimics the rolling action of deep tissue massage, this draws out inflammation with little or no pain.
Vacuum therapy is also beneficial in speeding recover from surgical procedures. For example, patients with severe burns or deep abdominal scars, such as C-sections, vacuum therapy loosens and softens the rigid tissue, even if the scar is very old. This is a relaxing therapy and promotes general wellbeing
• Arthritis & Rheumatism
• Sports Injury
• Burns & Scars
• Chronic and Acute pain
• Muscle Tension and Musculoskeletal (msk) disorders
• Aesthetics - Anti-Ageing
Is vacuum therapy painful?
Cupping is not painful if carried out by a trained professional, there maybe a slight pinching sensation.
Why does vacuum therapy cause bruising?
The circular bruising seen on the backs of cupping patients by the cups bringing blood to the surface of the skin. These are normal and are rarely painful.