Cupping Therapy San Antonio
Cupping Therapy San Antonio
Our Cupping Therapy San Antonio treatment will make you feel rejuvenated and heal ailments such as joint pain, muscle injury, stress, and much more. We like to call it a backward message as instead of pushing down on the muscle tissue the suction cups pull up the muscle tissue letting blood circulation increase and promoting healing. The cups made of glass, the most popular material, besides that, other materials are Plastic, Bamboo, and silicon. Our Acupuncture San Antonio Clinic offers it with other therapies.
Types of Cupping Therapy Service we offer you.
Our dry Cupping Therapy works with our therapist using a flammable substance such as alcohol, paper or even plants and ignites it in a glass cup, as the fire goes out we put the cup on the skin upside down. The wet Cupping works by suctioning the skin with glass cup for around 3 minutes. After 3 minutes have passed, then our specialist will make small incisions that are almost unnoticeable to let the bad toxic stagnated blood and toxins that your body carries around. The numbers of cups of blood we remove vary from 3 to 7 looking to the lower end of the first treatment. We apply antimicrobial medicine to prevent infections. Your skin should be back to normal within 7 days.
Benefits of Cupping Therapy
Besides the cleansing of the body, Cupping reduces chronic pain which includes muscle pain, neuropathic pain, and inflammation. Here is a list of what Cupping Therapy San Antonio can help relieve.
- Muscle recovery and reactivation in athletes
- Improving the immune system
- Digestive illnesses
- Urinary problems
- Bronchial congestion
- Stress reliever
- Skin conditions
- And more
Why is Cupping Therapy a good alternative over prescription medicine?
Prescription medicine is very helpful to many people that suffer from different illnesses. But we also have to note the problems they cause, prescription addiction is one of them plus other side effects. With Cupping, you will get the benefits of pain relief without all the side effects. This is a safe alternative you can take without worrying about dangers. Call our Clinic today at Cupping Therapy San Antonio to be on your way to a pain-free lifestyle.
US swimmer Michael Phelps’ skin is covered with livid polka dots, and his compatriot, the gymnast Alex Naddour is also sporting circular welts. You may think that this is the result of a corporate team-building exercise. The athletes are fervent users of the traditional Chinese medicine treatment known as “cupping”.
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a practitioner puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, this type of therapy, along with acupuncture or acupressure, help to balance the flow of energy in the body, which in Chinese Medicine is believed as the main source of wellness. When this vital energy -called chi in Chinese- is in disharmony, it is responsible for the malfunctioning of several organs that leads to a number of conditions and diseases.
In the beginning, cupping was used only to treat diseases and health conditions, but soon after, started to treat pain and injuries. Physiologically, cupping is thought to draw blood to the affected area, reducing soreness and speeding healing of overworked muscles. Until this date, people get cupping for many purposes, from curing conditions and diseases, people can include it to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation, and well-being.
Athletes from all over the world are using it!
Athletes go through an awful amount of pain, passing from exercise pain to severe injuries and painful recovery. To aid their pain I can guarantee that they have tried everything, cold presses, painkillers, pomades, massages. Spending ridiculous amounts of money for a slow recovery.
The Olympics at Rio the Janeiro were full of surprises, amazing performances, and shocking events! One of them was seeing most of the athletes with unusual red circular marks on their bodies. I'm sure you know who are we talking about? If you watched a famous swimmer at Rio Games with big red polka dots, propelling through an Olimpic pool to win a gold medal, then you know about Micheal Phelps!
While it may seem like him and several other Olympians with those marks on the skin have been in a bar fight, the polka dots actually were signs of cupping. Around that time this ancient therapy was having an Olympic moment.
Athletes who use could swear that acupuncture keeps them injury free and speedy recovery.
As red spotted back Michael Phelps said, it all started when I asked for a little cupping because I was sore and the trainer hit me pretty hard and left a couple of bruises. Phelps’s personal trainer, Keenan Robinson actually tried to make it fun and justify Phelps’s marks as he said that this particular recovery modality shows blemishes on his skin, he walked around looking like a Dalmatian or having a really bad tattoo sleeve. Truth is that Phelps has posted on his Twitter account a photo of him being performed cupping and a hashtag #thanks for my cupping #pain free. It seems that cupping is helping him cope with the pains of being a professional swimmer.
According to the gymnast Alex Naddour, cupping theory provides relief from the soreness and pounding that come from gymnastics. He told USA Today that cupping therapy was the secret that he had had through this year that has kept him healthy. And he confirmed that this therapy had been better than any money he had spent on anything else since it had saved him from great pain
Athletes use cupping therapy also to achieve overall wellness
Denver Broncos player DeMarcus Ware posted a photo on Instagram showing his back covered with 19 clear cups as a therapist held a flame used to heat the cup before placing it on the skin. The close caption to this picture was anything you can do to get the body to feel good.
Whether you are a sports star or a regular person suffering from stress or any other ailment, cupping will surely help you find balance, since its therapy will cause a physiological intent to recover.
Although cupping can bring almost magical results to one’s body, it may also be hellish painful!
Nathalie Coughlin-Instagram account displayed a picture of herself laughing while having a cupping session, below we can read the following comments: “I'm laughing because it hurts so much”
Although this former USA swimmer finds pressure therapy very painful, she is so pleased with its benefits, she even recommended cupping to Michael Phelps. She claims the therapy speeds up the recovery process - allowing the likes of Phelps to compete night after night without a break.
She confirmed that many of her fellow swimmers loved cupping as it relieves a lot of muscle pressure. Coughlin is so excited about this ancient technique she even revealed that the marks of cupping were like a badge of honor as they meant that athletes have been working hard in the pool, she adds.