What is Cupping?

Cupping is an ancient Egyptian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern treatment technique that dates back to as early as 1550 B.C. Cupping utilizes suction to increase blood flow to the region it is applied where it can alleviate muscle tension, pain and increase cellular repair.

This technique can be utilized in a variety of conditions and is an effective treatment for pain management.

What Conditions does Cupping Treat?

Cupping is utilized at BodyBack for muscle conditions as well as tendonitis issues. Most commonly for the neck, lower back, shoulder, knee, and arms.

What to Expect from Cupping?

Cupping at BodyBack utilizes lotion and/or biofreeze to create a ‘wet’ cupping effect using silicone cups. This can be performed stationary to promote blood flow to muscle ‘knots’ or for improved cellular repair in tendons. It can also be performed with active range of motion or moving cups to improve overall pain free range motion and alleviate muscle tension. Post treatment it is common to experience bruising