Cupping therapy in Sitges and Barcelona
Cupping an ancestral technique to decongest an area of the body
Cupping involves creating local suction to decongest an area. And thus make the Qi circulate again.
The method consists in applying to the skin small containers, often made of glass, of different sizes and whose entrance is narrower than the bottom.
The fire resistant suction cups are installed using the buckling technique :
an alcohol swab is ignited and passed inside the cup to produce negative pressure. Then we place it on a specific area of your body.
In some cases, there may be contraindications, for example for:
people on anticoagulant
therapy weak people
Treatment with cupping technique in Chinese medicine
This technique is used to stimulate blood circulation, lymph, and energy in the body.
The goal is to decongest the painful areas
Cupping is used to expel cold, wind, humidity and heat from the body, considered to be imbalances responsible for illnesses, but also to promote blood circulation. Localized congestion improves tissue repair, accelerates muscle repair and loosens blockages to promote the flow of energy.