Cupping In Arlington Heights and Chicago
Cupping is a very ancient technique that has been mastered in parts of Asia, several thousands of years ago. It is a technique that is now gaining ground because it is a holistic form of medicine that helps maintain a person’s wellbeing and general health.
Find Out How Cupping Is Done
This is a technique that can be done only by a person who has been trained to do it; in other words, it is a technique that requires dexterity and speed combined with sound knowledge of human physiology. Small glass cups are used in cupping – these cups are placed on parts of the body that have been identified by cupping experts as the areas that are in need of treatment. These cups are placed on the body by means of suction; they can be moved around as well – depending on the duration and kind of treatment. Cupping has proven to relieve quite a few ailments such as chronic lung diseases, muscular pains, digestive disorders, arthritis, and more.
Find Out How Fire Cupping Works
Since fire cupping looks a bit dangerous, it is important to know what it entails, how it works, and the immense healing power it has.
The use of fire has always been quite important in Asian medicine. It is believed to be a purifier and pain reliever as well. A small swab of cotton is doused in pure alcohol and is introduced into the cup, milliseconds before it is placed on the person’s body. It is a smooth and fluid movement that a cupping expert uses, whereby the lit cotton is introduced into the cup, removed and the cup placed on the body – all in one effortless movement. This healing technique is certainly not an easy one to carry out and can be disastrous if it is done by a person without experience in this ancient practice. This is where NatureMed Acupuncture comes in, we have trained and experienced practitioners in the fields of acupuncture, therapeutic massages, cupping, and herbal medications to help you cope with the stresses and challenges of today’s world.
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