December 16, 2018

Massage Cupping Resources

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HERE ARE SOME LINKS TO ARTICLES ABOUT MASSAGE CUPPING THAT I HOPE YOU WILL FIND USEFUL. IF YOU FIND LINKS THAT DON’T WORK, OR HAVE ANY LINKS YOU WISH TO SHARE, PLEASE USE THE COMMENT FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE. THANKS.

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The oil blend I like to use for cupping is 3 parts cold pressed castor oil and 1 part jojoba oil.

Cupping Indications

  • Sports Injuries/Orthopedic Conditions
  • Neuromuscular Conditions
  • Musculoskeletal problems, pain, spasm, cramps, tightness, numbness, stiffness
  • Sinus relief, TMJD’s
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • Insomnia
  • Adhesions
  • Cellulite Reduction
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Intestinal Disorders
  • Vertigo
  • Chronic Gastric Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Bronchial Asthma and Congestion
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture

Cupping Contraindications

  • Blood diseases – Hemophilia
  • Blood thinners
  • Dermatitis
  • Open wounds
  • Varicose veins
  • Hernia
  • Severe edema
  • Severe health issues – congestive heart failure
  • Areas near large veins
  • Systemic inflammatory conditions – rheumatoid arthritis
  • Infections
  • Genital regions

Cupping Articles and Resources