MedSpa Ibiza: Cupping Therapy

The power of Cupping Therapy

Cupping is well known as pain relief and as a combination with other treatments such as Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Detoxification Massage, Anti-Cellulite Treatments or General Wellbeing.

MedSpa Ibiza: Cupping Therapy

The effect of Cupping

-The vacuum formed by Cupping draws up the old non-circulating stagnant blood and sticky fluids from the area, bringing them up to the surface and away from the injury, so that healthy free circulation can be restored to the affected area, thus creating space for oxygen, living cells and nutrients for faster recovery.

-Where there is dead, static blood, lymph, cellular debris, pathogenic factors, and toxins present in the body, Cupping can leave marks which indicates that the stagnation or disease has been moved from the deeper tissue layers to the surface.

-A vacuum is created within the cup to draw the skin and underlying tissue into the cup. The produced vacuum creates a suction effect that increases blood and lymphatic circulation systemically and to the local area, relaxes muscle tissue and support, draws stagnation, pathogenic factors and toxins out of the body and releases a myriad of pain causing factors.

 

Forms of Cupping

  • Facial Cupping
  • Wellbeing Cupping
  • Pedi Cupping
  • Orthopedical Cupping
  • Abdominal Cupping
  • Thai Massage Cupping
  • Sports Massage Cupping
  • Sinusitis and Jaw
  • Detoxification Cupping
  • Lymphatic Drainage Cupping
  • Triggerpoint Massage Cupping
  • Myofascial Cupping

 

Massage Cupping

Is the combination of massage movements and negative pressure with the use of a suction device on the skin. A cup is positioned at the area to be treated and, depending  on the type of cups being used. The intended suction can range from light to heavy. This, along with the movements performed and areas treated by the therapist will produce stimulating (toning) or sedating (draining) effects.

MedSpa Ibiza: Cupping Therapy

Bruises after Cupping

The most common misunderstanding regarding one of the most powerful and beneficial after effects of Cupping, is the marks that sometimes result.  When injuries occur deep in the muscle, bleeding often occurs causing deep bruises. There will also be edema in the area involving the coagulation of sticky proteins. The combining presence of these elements usually results in stagnation of circulation to the area – resulting in pain, dysfunction, and chronic conditions.

 Once you understand what these marks are, and feel the results – the concerns disappear!