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Traditional tcm cupping

Updated: Saturday, Sep 12,2009, 8:19:01 PM
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Traditional cupping, with use of heated cups, also has some general problems in the treatment of moxibustion. Heating of the cups was the method used to obtain suction: the hot air in the cups has a low density and, as the shells opening through the skin fresh, the pressure in the vessels, the skin absorbs. In this case, the cups are hot and have a stimulating effect something burning Mona wool.

Cupping refers to an ancient Chinese practice is a cup applied to the skin, creating a vacuum in the jars, so that the skin and superficial muscle lying on the place and the cup. In some cases, the cup may be moved while the suction of skin is active, (leading to a regional pulling the skin and muscles, this technique), as sliding cupping. This method is used to treat rheumatic diseases and tuberculosis.

In general, the bowl of the room for 10-15 minutes. The skin turns red due to congestion of blood flow. The cup will allow the skin to press the point, removed some of the leakage of outdoor air, thus releasing the pressure and balance. Some bruising on the side of the rim of the cup is expected.

Cupping relieves muscle tension and adhesions time. Cupping helps loosen tight muscles where other massage techniques, myofascial release, or even not enough. Today, cupping is mainly for the treatment of pain, gastrointestinal disorders, pulmonary diseases (cough, especially asthma, chronic), paralysis, and recommended, but should be used for other diseases.

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