The word “Fire Cupping” seems like the rage these days on social media incorporated with a mixed set of comments. That means some sing its praises while others talk about its drawbacks like burn and red ringed skin etc. Scratching your head and wondering what exactly fire cupping therapy is? If you’re one among those curious to know how it works and want to understand its benefits, you are at the right place.
We at Halina The Cupping Clinic have answered all the burning questions about this traditional treatment.
Fire cupping is a form of traditional technique where the therapist puts flammable substance inside the cup or glass to relieve pain, enhance blood circulation and extract toxins from the body. Also, heat applied on the cups helps to nourish people who are tired and drained. This unique treatment is often recommended to patients who suffer from joint pain, respiratory disorder, muscular pain and other skin diseases.
Not as scary as how the name sounds. Not at all harmful because the word fire has been mentioned. Trust us; Fire Cupping gives you the deep sleep you have always dreamt and yearned for, after days and weeks carrying of workload baggage slinging down your shoulder.
Heating the inside of the cup with fire, heat, and steam, Fire Cupping also is proven to be remedial for muscle cramps, sprain, cervical pain, and more.
There are tons of reasons to try fire cupping therapy, including:
- Gives you deep sleep
- Improve range of motions
- Relieve cold immediately
- Improves blood circulation
- Relieve body pain and stress
- Allows human body to function and cure on its own
- Treats sports injuries
- Reduction of gastric problem
- Boost immune system
- Relaxation to the mind and brain
Does it hurt?
Although this treatment is deemed as a safe procedure, few side effects can still arise. Some of it includes bruising, burns, mild discomfort, and in some rare instances, mild infections may occur during or after the treatment. But all those marks and pain will fade away within few days or a week.
Life is short, so why not give it a try! If you’re still intrigued by fire cupping therapy, but not sure if it’s right for you, talk to our well-trained and skilled therapist. If you’d like to learn more, you are always welcome to call us or schedule an appointment today!