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Sports and physical therapy

Cupping Massage

The cup massage procedure is a simple treatment that gives impressive results. A cup massage helps release the rigid soft tissue through negative pressure and suction, it also helps drain off excess toxins and fluids your body may be retaining, it can help to loosen adhesions and lift the connective tissues. This helps increase the blood flow to the skin and muscles that may have problems with partial atrophy.

The cup massage procedure is a simple treatment that gives impressive results. A cup massage helps release the rigid soft tissue through negative pressure and suction, it also helps drain off excess toxins and fluids your body may be retaining, it can help to loosen adhesions and lift the connective tissues. This helps increase the blood flow to the skin and muscles that may have problems with partial atrophy.

During a cup massage glass cups are used and held by suction to massage your body, giving you a deep relaxation state and a feeling of ease. Using cup massage has also been known to improve your posture.

The most common area for cup massage is usually the broad of your back. Larger cups make a strong vacuum that copies rolling action of getting a deep tissue massage and you experience almost no discomfort during this. Your skin will likely turn red, this shows that circulation is being brought to the skins surface. A cup massage can be included in almost all massage sessions

A cup massage session lasts about 10-20 minutes and generates a warm feeling on your body. You should let the massage therapist know if you start to experience any discomfort or pain during this procedure and the session should be stopped.

Benefits of cup massage are: loosening tight muscles, relaxing the entire body, help diminish chronic pains, lowers blood pressure, enhances skin tone, provides you with a peaceful and restful sleep, improves your concentration, Strengthens your immune system, increases your range of motion and flexibility and relieves tired, aching muscles. It can also be effective in treating the unsightly problems of cellulite. Having problems with a stiff neck? The cup massage soothes away neck tension by using a deep, slow approach with the use of smaller cups.

Following a cup massage the therapists will use an application of analgesics, liniments, essential oils or plant hydrosols to help aid absorption deep into the tissues.

Ideal for specific physical problems such as muscle tension and tendon and ligament problems, massage can be used to relax muscles after physical exertion or to warm and loosen them in preparation for exercise. Massage is also a great mental and emotional stress reliever. A treatment leaves clients feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.