Cupping: much more than the latest trend among Olympic athletes

Sala Congreso Healthy Life

Cupping or the use of suction cups is an age-old technique widely used in oriental medicine. It has traditionally been used to sooth pain, improve circulation, reduce inflammations or for relaxation in general. Because it is easy to learn and apply and because of its rapid action, many physiotherapists, masseurs and manual therapists include it in their treatments. The presentation will discuss its most common uses and the possibilities this treatment offers apart from relieving muscular tensions.