MASSAGE THERAPIST Questions and Answers

What is “Cupping” method?

n “Cupping” method, which is a traditional Chinese method, an alcohol soaked cotton ball is ignited. The lit portion of ignited cotton ball is inserted into a cup or bulb like glass to create a vacuum. The cup is then balanced upon body or moved across using gliding strokes, as per the client’s requirement. It is ideal for performing deep tissue massage and helps to remove toxins, loosen adhesions and facilitate blood flow.