Cupping therapy is an ancient treatment for many diseases. It is an alternative medicine that has been practiced over decades. In this therapy, the therapist uses a special fiber or glass cup on your body/skin for a couple of minutes in order to create suction.
People are doing cupping therapy for many reasons such as pain relief, pure blood flow, relaxation, inflammation, etc. The cups that are used can be made up of glass, bamboo, silicone, fiber, earthenware. If you are looking for best cupping therapy in Delhi then you are at right place.
Types Of Cupping
There are mainly two different methods of cupping, first is dry cupping and second is wet cupping. Usually cups holds the skin in order to get proper suction. The air inside cools down and creates vacuum suction. This makes your skin rise and makes it look red in color as your blood vessels expand. Usually, Cups can be left for 5-15 minutes in order to breakdown scar tissue and adhesions depending on the condition of the patient. The modern method of cupping uses rubber pump instead of fire to create a vacuum. Sometimes the therapist uses silicone cups which can be moved from place to place on your skin.
In wet cupping method, the therapist leaves the cup for 3 minutes on your skin to create a mild suction. Then the cup will be removed and a small scalpel or a needle is used to make tiny cuts on your skin. And then again the cup suction is done to remove the dead cells and impure blood.
Cupping technique involves creating a vacuum, or suction, on the skin to gently draw the tissue upward into the cup, to mobilize blood flow in order to promote healing. Cupping Therapy creates Vacuum and suction to gently draw scar tissue and adhesions of the affected area into Cup to cure pain and even swelling in those areas. It also activates the lymphatic system and can aid in detoxification. After that, you will get an antibiotic ointment and bandages to prevent infection. The reddened skin you get from the therapy will be normal within 10 days.
People believe that wet cupping removes the impurities, harmful substances, and toxins from the body. There is also a needle cupping , also known as needling, in this method the therapist first insert the acupuncture needles and then set the cups over them.
How much is the cost?
The cupping therapy cost may vary from place to place and it depends on the number of cups used for the treatment. Some cupping clinics offer a very low cost of cupping but do not provide good service. Cupping is very effective and should carry carefully with the cupping experts. Therefore one should not mind investing a small amount of extra money and go to a good clinic which has an expert therapist.
What are the Side Effects?
Cupping is a safe practice and does not have any side effects if done by a trained professional. But you could face some temporary effects after cupping.
- Mild discomfort
- Bruises (that will vanish in some time)
- Skin infection
Some of the above mention effects rarely occur if you have taken the precautions properly.
What to ask a Doctor?
Before you go for cupping or before taking any medication consult your doctor.
If you are looking for a Cupping Therapy in Delhi, India?, You will find Align Body Physiotherapy clinic as one of the best Physical therapy for your all type of soft tissue dysfunction. Dr Richa Gupta, one of the best Physiotherapist in Delhi who takes care of every patient as it a family member.
If you would like to book an appointment, please contact us today! Not all patients will need to get Cupping therapy and this will be advised by the physiotherapist during the initial consultation.