How Relevant Is Cupping In Health?
Through several years of clinical and subjective experience and also with the help of natural applications for health, cupping has been generated. It came from an ancient practice in which a woman uses a cup to create suction in the skin and muscles for the purpose of pulling negative pressure. It has been in practice throughout European history when production of artificial medicine was also rampant. It was considered as the most convenient and natural process for households particularly women. The process is simpler and less complicated because you simply have to use a specialized cup accompanied with proper techniques and method from lymphatic to deep tissue release.
Despite the production of scientific model of medicine during this period, nothing can stop the application of cupping especially when it was discovered that such procedure creates therapeutic feeling and treatment to women’s bodies. Thus, its effectiveness was confirmed through the efforts of collaboration between China and Soviet Union.
Through the years, cups have been developed from pottery cups to glass cups for the purposes of avoiding vulnerability and accomplishing proper objective of such treatment. Its objective is to utilize the qi or chi in your system to allow you to obtain a healing and normal flow. This is also to avoid body ailments to easily enter into your body. However, disregard of this treatment will cause danger and risk to your health and might even cause stagnant qi, which would be easier for pain and diseases to dominate your body.
Effect of cupping is designated in two areas such as Local and General. Local effects include increased blood circulation, loosen adhesions and lift connective tissue, increase synovial fluids in joints to help joint rheumatism and stimulated organs. On the other hand, General effects include increased blood circulation, reduction of toxins, improvement of circulatory functions and better functioning of sweat and sebaceous glands.
The purposes of cupping therapy include Softening of tight muscles, lessening of adhesions, bringing of hydration and blood flow to body tissues, stimulating of skin by increasing circulation and promoting or smooth and health glow in skin. To accomplish this, cupping should be applied in the inflamed area of your body or the source from which injuries, pain and stress are discovered.
Cupping also includes proper techniques to be applied such as Stationary, which is used by placing and leaving the cups on your skin. It also includes Gliding, which is used by moving the cups to pull out the pressure from the skin or muscles. You can apply it circular, long or vibrational motions. You can also apply it by using oils or liniments to ease the movement of the glass cups and to assure that you will not experience any friction. The process will then be smooth and convenient.
The after effect of Cupping Therapy includes marks, which appear as successful result of your application due to pathogenic factors. To make sure that you are safe in applying this treatment without having to suffer injuries, you simply have to remember not to use cups with sharp edges and to apply lightly on painful surfaces. If dry method makes you uncomfortable, use lubricants and everything will flow smoothly and comfortably. Cupping is indeed a healthy process and treatment for your body.