Cupping therapy, or massage cupping, is a treatment that many athletes seek out for injury rehabilitation.
Like most other forms of injury rehabilitation, cupping is all about increasing blood flow to an affected area, relaxing muscles and accelerating the recovery process. This method uses small plastic cups and a suction process for treatment.
BENEFITS OF CUPPING
Loosen tight muscles and adhesions
Increase blood flow
The most common complaints treated with cupping therapy are
the neck, back, shoulder and joint pain, chronic muscle imbalances
or muscle spasm, and plantar fasciitis.
Other conditions treated with cupping therapy include:
Chronic neck tightness