This place and staff are amazing, knowledgeable, and personable! I enjoy my visits and the exercises/stretches they recommend I do at home until my next session.
Washington, D.C. Cupping Therapy
Discover the benefits of this specialized deep tissue massage. Cups are used to create suction, which promotes blood flow and relaxation, plus decreases pain and inflammation.
Tell Me More About Cupping Therapy
Cupping is a type of deep tissue massage where a therapist puts special cups on the skin to create suction. It’s an ancient Chinese healing therapy that promotes blood flow and relaxation and helps decrease pain and inflammation.
What Can Cupping Do for Me?
Cupping therapy, sometimes referred to as cupping massage, is a safe treatment that eases pain by breaking down muscle adhesions, scar tissue, and trigger points. The benefits include:
- Increased blood flow
- Relief of chronic pain
- Boost to the immune system
What Is the Treatment Like?
Suction cups are used to create a vacuum against the skin, and you’ll feel a brief tightness when our specialist attaches each cup.
Depending on your personalized treatment plan, we may move the cups around during treatment, leave them in place, or place cups repeatedly in the same location for short durations.
Cupping Therapy Q&A
No, it’s not. You might, however, feel a bit of discomfort during the treatment.
The marks left by cupping will gradually fade away anywhere between a few hours to a couple of weeks.
To get the maximum benefit from your cupping treatment, drink lots of water, try to keep the area warm by covering it, and rest.
No. Although top athletes worldwide use cupping to help reduce pain and heal sore, tired muscles, anyone can benefit from the therapy.
The back is where cupping is typically performed, but it can also be used to treat other areas of the body.
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Serki and her team are pros. Best advice for those looking for treatment: when both ballerinas and football players keep coming back for more, you know it's good. Highly recommend the cryo/sauna/boots combo. You'll feel like a new person.