Cupping is a type of body therapy available at Brandon Essentials that involves placing “cups” on the skin in a bid to create suction. Cupping therapy is considered an alternative Chinese therapy and is growing in popularity in relaxation and medical spas alike. The theory behind cupping is it encourages physical healing through improved blood flow, but it also improves the “Qi”, or life force, of the body.
The suction produced during the cupping therapy method promotes increase blood flow, which in turn encourages healing, removes toxins, promotes cell repair, and helps to relieve muscle tension. Many people also use cupping to complement their care when they are suffering from a host of ailments and conditions.