What is Massage Cupping?
Massage cupping is a form of therapeutic bodywork that is used to facilitate deep tissue release and aid in bringing about numerous healthful benefits to the body, such as:
Tissue nourishment, &
How is the Technique Performed?
Massage cupping is performed by applying ‘reverse pressure’ to the body, via glass or plastic suction cups that are generally placed or massaged along problem areas, in the direction of natural lymphatic flow.
Goals & Benefits
Sedating the nervous system
Stretching muscle & connective tissues
Loosening adhesions & scar tissue
Nourishing blood supply to the skin
Indications for Massage Cupping:
Massage Cupping is reported to be beneficial for numerous conditions, such as….
Tissue & joint inflammation
Stagnant lymph & edema
Sluggish, devitalized skin
Pace makers or
Low Blood Pressure
Energy Depletion (Exhaustion), or Clients who are Pregnant
What Is Neuromuscular Therapy?
By definition, Neuromuscular Therapy is the utilization of static pressure on specific myofascial points to relieve pain. This technique manipulates the soft tissue of the body (muscles, tendons and connective tissue) to balance the central nervous system. In a healthy individual, nerves transmit impulses (which are responsible for every movement, function and thought) to the body very slowly. Injury, trauma, postural distortion or stress cause nerves to speed up their transmission, inhibiting equilibrium and making the body vulnerable to pain and dysfunction. It is therefore necessary to stabilize low levels of neurological activity to maintain normal function and overall health.
Neuromuscular Therapy will be used to address five elements that cause pain: