20 to 30 minutes. If appropriate, cupping is included in New Patient Visits and Follow-up visits. Cupping is also available as a stand-alone treatment.
Plastic suction cups are placed on the body to treat painful areas of the body. When the cups are removed, there will be tell-tale marks on the skin ranging from a bright red to deep purple, but will not be painful. These marks will slowly dissipate over a period of a few days. Patients often report feeling relief from tight, stiff, aching muscles and an increased range of motion after a cupping session. Cupping can also effectively treat colds and coughs. Ask Elizabeth how!