Cupping-therapy,-FrederictonCupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing. Suction is created using heat (fire) or mechanical devices (hand or electrical pumps)

Benefits of Cupping Therapy

Cupping_Therapy2Cupping therapy can treat a variety of conditions. This has not been backed up by studies. Cupping therapy is used to treat:

 Blood disorders such as anemia and hemophilia
 Rheumatic diseases such as arthritis and fibromyalgia
 Fertility and gynecological disorders
 Skin problems such as eczema and acne
 High blood pressure (hypertension)
 Anxiety and depression
 Bronchial congestion caused by allergies and asthma
 Varicose veins

Supporters also believe that cupping therapy can reduce pain and inflammation throughout the body. And they say it can promote mental and physical relaxation and well-being.