Cupping Therapy at Convergent Therapies
At Convergent Therapies, we offer chiropractor care and other natural services for residents of Gig Harbor and surrounding areas such as Tacoma. Our center is led by Dr. Luther Chau, who has a wealth of knowledge and experience in chiropractic services. Not only do we offer a complete range of chiropractic treatments, but we also offer other services such as cupping to health patients seeking improvement in physical and mental health.
What Is Cupping?
Cupping is a form of massage therapy in which our specialist will use suction cups to increase blood circulation in different areas of the body. The practice of cupping originated from ancient China, where the belief is that health problems can result from low energy flow and stagnant blood in the body. The suction cups used for cupping can be made from bamboo, rubber, glass, or other types of materials. The suction is created by a specialized hand-held vacuum device that sucks the air through the top of the cup. Cupping can be considered as a reverse form of massage. Rather than pushing the muscles down, cupping pulls the muscles up, allowing the muscles to have more blood flow and loosen up.
How Safe Is Cupping?
If you are concerned about the safety of cupping, we assure you that cupping is safe and effective. For optimum comfort, we will be in constant communication with you throughout the process to adjust the pressure and duration according to your liking. We apply oil to the body before we start the cupping to reduce any trauma on the skin. Before we perform any procedure, our chiropractor will perform a complete assessment of your health to make sure you are a good candidate for the cupping procedure.
Benefits of Cupping
Our patients at Convergent Therapies have reported excellent results for our cupping therapy. It is particularly useful to reduce pain in the back, neck, shoulders, and legs. Some patients have also reported a reduction in anxiety and depressions with regular cupping sessions. Cupping is also known to help with fatigue, insomnia, irritability, digestive problems, and boost the immune system to fight off viruses
Contact Us for Chiropractic Care in Gig Harbor, WA
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