Massage cupping utilizes the ancient healing art of cupping to help release toxins and stagnation in the body. It helps lift and open muscle fibers and fascia allowing an increase in circulation.
Cupping may also be used to help reduce inflammation by increasing lymphatic drainage. Its ability to unstick the fascia makes it beneficial in helping reduce the intensity of scar tissue in the body as well.
The marks that are left by the cups are not bruises but rather the congestion and toxins that have risen to the surface for the lymphatic system to flush out of the body. Cupping marks will fade away anywhere from a few hours to a couple of weeks after your service depending on the pressure of the cup and the amount of congestion in the area being cupped.