Sin Kang TCM clinic therapists are well-versed with cupping, a treatment method whereby a therapist places heated glass, plastic or bamboo cups on meridian points of your body to create suction to pull up the skin to get the blood flowing.
What can Cupping help with?
- Expel cold and dampness
- Remove blood stasis
- Clear heat-toxins
- Improve Qi and blood circulation
- Reduce swelling and pain
- Facilitate the energy flow in meridian channels
- Restore Yin-Yang balance
- Combat fatigue
- Boost one’s immune system
As such, cupping helps to relieve muscle tension and pain, combat acne, obesity, shingles, upper respiratory syndrome, headache, menstrual cramps, gastrointestinal problems, as well as to maintain general wellness.
Q: How long does one session of cupping take?
A: 10-15 minutes long
Q: Can I request to do only cupping treatment?
A: Yes, you can request to do only a cupping treatment. However, doing Tuina before a cupping treatment helps to relax muscles and enhance blood circulation, making the overall treatment more effective. Nevertheless, you may seek a comprehensive assessment from our physicians before the cupping treatment. Our team will be more than happy to answer any queries during the consultation.
Q: How long do cupping marks last?
A: A few days to 2 weeks.
Q: Is everybody suited to do cupping?
A: Cupping is avoided on sensitive skin, skin with ulcers, swelling, infection, inflammation and wound, regions near the heart and large blood vessels, as well as patients with high fever and convulsions. It is also not recommended for pregnant women.
A: 10-15 分钟。