Dry Cupping

Discover the ancient healing art of dry cupping! In February 2024 we are delighted to welcome Chris Strange to the team at Keheren Therapy. Chris will be offering Sports Massage and Dry cupping in Truro. Here is his introduction to Dry cupping:

What is Dry Cupping?

Dry cupping is a time honoured, therapeutic technique that involves placing suction cups on the skin to create a vacuum effect. This gentle suction draws the skin and underlying tissues into the cup, stimulating circulation and promoting relaxation. While the practice has ancient origins, it continues to be embraced by individuals seeking natural methods to support their health. This natural practice, embraced by various cultures for centuries, aims to enhance overall well-being.

Chris Strange - Sports Massage and Dry Cupping at Keheren Therapy Truro
Chris Strange – Sports Massage and Dry Cupping at Keheren Therapy Truro

Advantages of dry cupping

The benefits of dry cupping are wide-ranging and encompass both physical and mental well-being. One of the primary advantages is its ability to improve blood circulation. By enhancing circulation, dry cupping helps deliver oxygen and nutrients to tissues, supporting the body’s natural healing processes. This can be particularly beneficial for individuals dealing with muscle soreness, arthritis, or migraines.

Additionally, dry cupping is known for its ability to alleviate muscle tension and reduce inflammation. Whether you’re an athlete recovering from a tough workout or someone experiencing chronic pain, dry cupping can offer relief by targeting areas of discomfort and promoting relaxation.

Beyond its physical benefits, dry cupping also has a profound impact on mental health. The gentle suction created by the cups stimulates the nervous system, triggering a relaxation response that can help reduce stress and anxiety. Many people find that a dry cupping session not only eases physical tension but also calms the mind, allowing for a deeper sense of peace and well-being

Is Dry Cupping Safe?

While dry cupping is generally considered safe when performed by trained professionals, it’s essential to approach it with caution. Individuals with certain health conditions, such as skin infections or blood disorders, may not be suitable candidates for dry cupping.

Embrace the ancient wisdom of dry cupping and embark on a journey to holistic healing today!

To book with Chris, you can use our online booking system and choose non hydrotherm sports massage – he will add dry cupping to your treatment if you would like it as part of your sports massage in Truro.

Further reading and reference sources are available in this article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10640990/