Check out this demo on fire cupping. This specific video is showing cupping for shoulder pain relief.
You may remember seeing swimmers in the Olympics sporting big red/purple circular marks on their backs- This is from cupping! Don’t be nervous! This actually feels really good- similar to a massage!
But How Does It Work? Cupping brings Blood and Qi that is stagnated and causing pain in an area up to the surface, allowing for the free flow of qi and blood.
Here is an detailed article by Acupuncture Today on Cupping.
Ever stop to think why more and more people are turning to acupuncture for symptom relief? Even most Health insurances are starting to reimburse for Acupuncture! There has to be some logical reason, right?!
A recent IOM survery showed that 90% of participants suffered from some form of pain on a daily basis….”Research studies consistently show that acupuncture can be an effective form of pain management, with some studies finding it even more effective than pain-relieving drugs or surgery.”
Read more about acupucnture and how it can help YOU in this article A Close Look at Acupuncture for Pain