Practiced worldwide since ancient times, cupping gained newfound prominence in the West during the 2016 Olympic games.
In cupping therapy, a vacuum is created inside a rounded cup placed upon the skin. This suction pulls blood & lymph to the surface & stretches out the fascia underneath the skin. In Traditional Chinese Medical terms, this suction moves stagnant energy and blood, opens the pores, & releases the sinews. For patients, they feel a sense of relief from conditions as varied as sprains, common colds, & stress. There is also significant research into the benefits of cupping as a treatment for cellulite.
At Pyndus Acupuncture & Wellness we use sterilized, plastic cups which create a vacuum using a hand pump. The procedure is safe, efficient, and affordable. We offer cupping as a $15 supplement to acupuncture and herbal treatments, or as a therapy on its own for $35 sessions (15 minutes).