Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin. Through suction, the skin is drawn into the cup by creating a vacuum in the cup placed on the skin over the targeted area. The vacuum can be created either by the heating and subsequent cooling of the air in the cup, or via a mechanical pump. The cup is usually left in place for somewhere between five and fifteen minutes. It is believed by some to help treat pain, deep scar tissues in the muscles and connective tissue, muscle knots, and swelling.
Ninetta Keenan, AOBTA CP, LMT of Inner Essence Shiatsu
Classical Asian Medicine practitioner, specializing in Shiatsu (Japanese acupressure), Cupping, Gua Sha (press-stroking on lubricated areas of the body), Moxibustion (herbal heat therapy). These different modalities share a common ground: improving circulation thereby assisting the body’s innate healing processes. Benefits conditions such as anxiety/depression, digestive concerns, insomnia, auto-immune, infertility, muscle/joint issues, headaches/migraines and more.
847-877-4230, NinettaZen@outlook.com , www.InnerEssenceShiatsu.com