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Do you experience back pain, headaches or migraines, or pain from fibromyalgia? Cupping therapy, an ancient therapy, is designed to help with relieving pain. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, one of the many services that Aruna offers is cupping therapy. Many people wonder about cupping therapy and what it is, so here is an introductory guide to cupping therapy.

What is Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is a specialized type of treatment that uses cups to improve circulation and blood flow. To start, the cups are suctioned to your skin, causing your skin rise inside the cups by creating negative pressure. As your skin goes into the cups, it allows for more blood to go into the area, which helps to improve circulation and lower your blood pressure.

Overall, the experience is relaxing and can help reduce the amount of stress or anxiety you feel. While you may have bruising following your appointment and for the next few days, you shouldn’t have a lot of discomfort and definitely shouldn’t experience any pain.

Types of Cupping Therapy

At Therapeutic Medical Massage, Aruna performs different types of cupping therapy depending on your individual needs. Each of the cups are made from different materials that also helps with your reason for receiving cupping therapy.

The types of cupping therapy offered include:

  • Fire cupping
  • Biomagnetic cupping
  • Facial rejuvenation cupping massage
  • Reflexology combined with cupping

Each of the different types offers something different, so it’s important to truthfully answer any of the questions Aruna asks before your cupping therapy appointment so you get the right type based on your needs.

Benefits of Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy has many benefits associated with it. One of the biggest benefits is that it helps to lower blood pressure while increasing your body’s circulation, which helps to reduce pain you feel.

While cupping helps you physically by reducing pain, it also can help with your mental or emotional health. When you live a life without pain, it greatly impacts your mental health, giving you a more positive outlook on life.

Conditions Cupping Therapy Helps With

Cupping sessions help with a number of acute and chronic conditions. If you’re experiencing any of these conditions or want to move better, cupping is a great place to start.

  • Back pain
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Shoulder pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Reducing cellulite
  • Decreasing eczema and psoriasis rashes
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Minimizing wrinkles
  • Improving range of motion
  • Increasing flexibility

Additionally, if your lymphatic system (which is part of your immune system) is slow or lagging, combining cupping therapy with lymphatic drainage massage can help kickstart your lymphatic system.

Now that you know a little bit about cupping therapy and what it is, you can see how beneficial it is to physical and emotional health as well. In addition to cupping therapy, many of the medical massage that Aruna offers are designed to reduce stress and help you feel better, like relaxation massages, lymphatic drainage massage, and more. Interested in seeing how medical massage from Therapeutic Medical Massage can help in your life? Schedule an appointment with Aruna today.

Getting surgery has a big impact on your body. Surgery can make you feel sore and stiff. It can also cause a buildup of scar tissue. A lymphatic drainage massage is a skin technique that utilizes very light pressure, allowing careful stretching and twisting hand movements to move fluids collected under the skin and to stimulate peristaltic action of lymph vessels. One way to have a faster and less painful recovery from surgery is to get a lymphatic massage after having surgery. The following is everything you need to know about receiving a lymphatic massage after surgery.

What is a Lymphatic Massage?

Our lymph system houses our immune system, which is the cleansing system of the body. When the lymph system gets congested, wastes and fluids accumulate in the tissues. When the body needs help removing this toxic buildup, manual lymph drainage through the process of a lymphatic massage comes to the rescue. The massage utilizes very light, rhythmic, relaxing strokes. It is a very soothing technique, and clients of all ages appreciate receiving it.

Why is it Beneficial?

A lymphatic massage has many benefits. For example, it helps activate fluid circulation, lymph and interstitial, and helps drain tissue of toxins. This type of massage also stimulates the immune system, which helps the body relax and regenerate.

Massage After Surgery

A lymphatic massage can be used to treat scars, sinusitis, post-cosmetic surgery, whiplash, and fibromyalgia. Regarding surgery, investing in this massage is a great way to speed up your recovery and make healing less painful.

Manual lymphatic drainage is beneficial to individuals’ after plastic surgery and orthopedic surgery. This massage increases the recovery rate and decreases scar formation. Getting this type of massage after the plastic surgery offers benefits like reducing the swelling and tightness in the surgical area. This massage also increases circulation, which lessens bruising and improves scar healing.

Many doctors recommend their patients to begin massage therapy about 10 days after the procedure for at least once a week for six weeks. For an individual who has had liposuction with significant leg swelling, lymphatic massage gives drainage of toxins and leaves them feeling wonderful instead of in pain. Overall, lymphatic massage can reduce the swelling, bruising, lymphatic congestion, and lower blood pressure and anxiety after surgery.

Getting a lymphatic massage is a great way to help your body recover quickly and with less pain after having surgery. Investing in a medical massage is also an excellent way to reduce the amount of stress that you have in your everyday life, and it even helps reduce everyday aches and pains. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, there are many different types of medical massage that can help you feel better. Whether you’re looking for ways to relax, reduce pain, or improve your posture, medical massage can help. Interested in medical massage? Call the office to schedule your appointment.

Many people think that massages are just for relaxation. However, there are many types of medical massages. For example, there are massages for pain relief. There are also massages for relaxation, sports, or pregnancy. With so many different massage types, it is hard to know which massage is the best for you. One of the greatest ways to help with choosing your medical massage is to learn about the many types.

The following are some of the main types of massages that we offer:

Massages for Pain Control

Here at Therapeutic Medical Massage, our massage specialist utilizes targeted medical massage techniques including SRT, PNMT, TMJ and deep tissue massage. These massages have been clinically shown to reduce pain and promote healing from complications of many disease conditions.

Spinal reflex therapy (SRT) is a procedure that addresses nerve, muscle, and skeletal pain. TMJ is a massage around the jaw muscles that helps improve the range of motion of joints so that you can bite through your favorite foods. This massage also reduces stress on the jaw muscles. Lastly, it relieves chronic or acute pain around jaw muscles, and pain from headaches caused by the jaw muscles.

Relaxation Massage

A relaxation massage is a whole-body hands-on treatment that uses kneading, long relaxing strokes, and tapping to help you relax.  Aruna brings the ancient techniques to Ohio with a variety of massage for relaxation options, including bamboo fusion massage, heated stone therapy, aromatherapy, and the better-known Swedish massage.

Pregnancy Massage

Using various techniques specifically for the new mother, the pregnancy massage helps reduce discomforts experienced throughout pregnancy such as pain in the lower back muscles, pelvis or hips from postural and functional changes.

Chair Massage

Receiving a chair massage relaxes the tight, shortened muscles by bringing oxygen back into those muscles and promoting a sense of well-being. In turn, this makes people more productive at work. It also increases the flow of energy and reduces problems like carpal tunnel.

Ashiatsu-Barefoot Massage

Ashiatsu-barefoot massage is an adaptation of an Asian massage treatment called “Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy”. “Ashi” means feet and “Atsu” means pressure. The therapist cleanses their feet before starting the session. It is a massage performed smoothly with the therapist’s feet as overhead parallel wooden bars provide balance as they work.

Overall, there are many types of massages that one can receive. Investing in a medical massage is an excellent way to reduce the amount of stress that you have in your everyday life, and it also helps reduce everyday aches and pains. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, there are many different types of medical massage that can help you feel better. Whether you’re looking for ways to relax, reduce pain, or improve your posture, medical massage can help. Interested in medical massage? Call the office to schedule your appointment.