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Cupping Therapy and Back Pain

Are you experiencing back pain? Whether your back pain comes from a chronic condition, like sciatica and herniated discs, or because you hurt your back some other way, a medical massage and other types of therapies can help you feel better in a natural setting. Cupping therapy and back pain go hand-in-hand in helping to fix the problem. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, Aruna specializes in cupping therapy and has used it to reduce back pain for many of the people who visit.

What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy is a specific type of therapy that works to reduce pain. To start, Aruna will use specialized types of cups and suction them to your skin. The suction helps draw your skin up into the cups, which helps increase blood flow to the area. The improvement in blood flow and circulation helps to reduce your pain. Additionally, it helps to remove built up, excess waste from your body, which could be another cause of your back pain.

What Types of Cups are Available?

Cupping therapy helps alleviate a variety of ways you may experience pain. In addition to back pain, it also helps with migraines and headaches, eczema, and improving range of motion. Because cupping helps with different things, there’s many different types of cups available. You’ll work with Aruna to determine what the best type of cup based on your individual needs.

The types of cups Aruna uses include:

  • Fire cupping
  • Bio-magnetic cupping
  • Facial rejuvenation cupping
  • Reflexology combined with cupping

The cupping types listed above help with specific conditions and will be chosen based on your needs.

Does Cupping Treat Other Areas?

As mentioned above, cupping therapy helps with a lot more than just back pain. Whether you want to relieve shoulder pain, improve your flexibility and range of motion, or want to improve the appearance of your skin, cupping therapy can do that. Cupping therapy can even help improve your posture, in turn helping to alleviate back or shoulder pain. If you’re experiencing pain from any source, there’s a good chance that cupping therapy can help you feel better.

Can I Still Have a Massage with Cupping Therapy?

Cupping therapy is a specific type of medical massage. Whether you want to use cupping therapy as your main form of a medical massage or have a cupping therapy every so often, it’s available to help you feel better. Cupping therapy can even be used to help you relax, especially if you’ve felt stressed over back pain.

With cupping therapy, back pain or other types of pain can be a thing of the past. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, Aruna works with you find the best ways to better manage your back pain. In addition to managing back pain, cupping therapy can also help improve circulation, blood pressure, and improve the appearance of your skin. Looking for a natural therapy to help you reduce back pain and other types of pain you may experience? Schedule a cupping therapy appointment with Aruna at Therapeutic Medical Massage today.