Cupping

Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin with the application of heated cups. Its practice mainly occurs in Asia but also in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Cupping practitioners use cupping therapy for a wide array of medical conditions including fevers, chronic low back pain, poor appetite, indigestion, high blood pressure, acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, anemia, stroke rehabilitation, nasal congestion, infertility, and menstrual period cramping.

  • What are the risks of cupping therapy?
  • Does cupping actually work?
  • Does cupping remove toxins?
  • Does cupping therapy hurt?
  • Who should not cupping?
  • Why is cupping painful?
  • What do dark cupping marks mean?
  • How long does cupping take to work?
  • How much is a cupping session?