Who does it benefit?
Cupping of a scar to break down adhesions that are over 15 years old.
Right - cupping marks noted in areas of soft tissue/fascial tightness caused by history of spinal fractures; able to bend forward and touch their toes after
Left - cupping marks of un-injured soft tissue - disappeared next day
Plastic or silicone cupping sets are used for massage cupping. The silicone cups are soft and used on particular areas of the body. Plastic cups are applied on the body with a hand plunger.
Absolutely! There are a few precautions to take to in areas of new swelling and if you are currently taking blood thinning medications. Please inquire about a list of medications.
Is it safe to apply?
The technique breaks down restrictions and pain patterns in the body for a longer period of relief compared to other treatments. Injury rehabilitation is a process, and adding massage cupping to your program is complementary.
What is used?