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Why You Should Try Fire Cupping

Updated: Aug 1, 2022

It is fun, relaxing, and feels good.

Do you know that you can get a Tui-na Massage or Cupping treatment instead when you have insurance for acupuncture or you don’t like needles?

In Chinese Medicine, you will get the same assessment first ( like pulse check, face reading, tongue check), then you can get needles or tui-na massage or herbs, all the techniques can alternative each other.

So if you have acupuncture insurance and don’t like needles, you can get a needless treatment, a massage, or cupping. It still can help with your different disorders or condition.

There haven’t been many scientific studies published on fire cupping, but the ones that have been published demonstrate the health benefits of cupping. For example, a study published the Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine found that fire cupping was beneficial in the treatment of acne, herpes zoster, and chronic pain.

Another study published in PLoS One discovered fire cupping was a safe and effective treatment modality for several diseases and conditions, including acne, facial paralysis, and cervical spondylosis. The British Cupping Society reports that cupping can be used to mitigate:

  • Arthritis

  • Fibromyalgia

  • High blood pressure

  • Migraines

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Allergies

  • Asthma

  • Varicose veins

  • And more!

Although fire cupping is deemed a safe procedure, side effects can still arise. Patients may experience mild discomfort, bruising, burns, and in rare instances, mild infections during and after certain forms of cupping therapy.

Acupuncturist Fei, she practices clinical medicine in China for 3 years, and she has a great passion for acupuncture, and she is special at Traditional Glass Cupping, if you are a cupping lover, you must try this classic style!

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