Cupping Therapy

About Cupping Therapy 

Cupping therapy is usually provided by chiropractors, physiotherapists, and acupuncturists. It is a type of alternative therapy originating in China years ago. It increases blood circulation to the affected area, reduces muscle tension, and assists in skin glide between all the different layers underneath the skin. 

At Fulcrum Therapy, practitioners use dry cupping using Silicone or plastic cups that are non-invasive and safe.

It can help with muscle tension including sprain/strain injuries, chronic hypertonicity, reduced circulation, nerve compression, and reduced facial glide.  

How does cupping therapy work?

It releases tightness and tension from areas of the body with chronic tightness and lack of blood flow. It also helps with improved range of motion and reduction of pain. Not to mention it assists in skin glide between all the different layers underneath.

How long is a treatment?

Each treatment is usually between 10-30 minutes long depending on the practitioner and the type of cups used.

How often can I have treatments?

You can use cupping therapy every day as long as there is no adverse skin sensitivity developing. The longer you keep a cup on, the more time is advisable between cupping therapy sessions to allow the area cupped to heal.

Can treatments leave scars?

Cupping can leave some red circles where the blood was being pulled to the surface. Different individuals have different times that their bodies can clear those dark circles. For some, it lasts a few hours and for others, it can last a few days.

Can I shower after treatments?

Yes, there is no issue with showering afterward.

Cupping Therapy Services Do NOT Require A Doctor’s Referral.

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